Economic evaluation of Modifications to Urban Green Spaces


Understanding the impact of green space interventions can be very difficult due to their long-term and wide range of impacts on mental and physical health, impact on other non-health cross-sectoral impacts, and the lack of appropriate data to estimate these effects. We will use a case study from Bradford called ‘Better Place’ to evaluate the effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of an urban green space intervention.

We will:

  • Evaluate the impact of an urban green space on medicine prescriptions for common mental health conditions
  • Model the short and long-term benefits of urban green space interventions for adults and children
  • Estimate the cost-effectiveness of an urban green space intervention, using Better Place as a case study


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