Economics: Cost and pricing

Arnold, A. & Bidmead, J. 2008

‘Going “to paradise by way of Kensal Green”: a most unfit subject for trading profit?’ Business History, 50:3, 328-350.

Banks, D. 2003

‘On the economics of death in the United States’, in C.D. Bryant (ed.) Handbook of Death and Dying, Thousand Oaks, CA., Sage 604-10.

Canofari, P., Marini, G. & Scaramozzino, P. 2017

‘The importance of being remembered: prices for coffin plots in the US’, Economic Modelling, 64, 638-45

Dall’aglio L., Szende N., Voisin-Moncho G. & Von Koettlitz R. 2021

Million dollar cimetière. Le rôle du processus de revente des tombes dans l’évolution du Cimetière Marin de Sète’, Urbanités, #15, 2-11.

Faye, B. & Channac, F. 2002

‘A hedonic approach to burial plot value in French cemeteries’, Urban Studies, 54:12, 2835-2855.

Haneman, V. 2020

Tax incentives for green burial’, 21 Nev. L.J. 491 (2020-2021)

Rugg, J. 2016

‘Cost, choice and diversity: policy issues in burial and cremation in England’, in L. Foster & K. Woodthorpe (eds) Death and Social Policy in Challenging Times, Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 91-109.

Wickersham, M. & Yehl, R. 2017

‘The public cemetery: meeting new challenges in a time of change’, Public Manager, 22:1, 62-65.


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