In this presentation, Dr. Kilpatrick discusses various economic studies measuring the economic effects of historic preservation. Collectively, the studies are used to illustrate the variety of methodologies available to measure the impacts of historic preservation. The methods discussed include traditional appraisal approaches and more academic methods of economic valuation, such as

  • Macroeconomic assessment,
  • Time series studies,
  • Cross-sectional studies,
  • Event studies, and
  • Input-output models.

Presenter: John A. Kilpatrick

Presented at the The 52nd Annual Preservation Conference of the National Trust for Historic Preservation in Savannah, Georgia, on October 24, 1998.

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