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The Theory and Measurement of Passive‐Use Value

Richard T. Carson, Nicholas E. Flores, and Robert C. Mitchell

in Valuing Environmental Preferences: Theory and Practice of the Contingent Valuation Method in the US, EU , and developing Countries

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199248919
eISBN:
9780191595950
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199248915.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

An attempt is made to disentangle passive‐use value and contingent valuation and present them in a useful perspective as regards environmental goods. The first part of the chapter provides a ... More


Valuing Environmental Preferences: Theory and Practice of the Contingent Valuation Method in the US, EU , and developing Countries

Ian J. Bateman and Kenneth G. Willis (eds)

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199248919
eISBN:
9780191595950
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199248915.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Just as individuals have preferences regarding the various goods and services they purchase every day, they also hold preferences regarding public goods such as those provided by the natural ... More


Alternatives to the Neo‐Classical Theory of Choice

Robert Sugden

in Valuing Environmental Preferences: Theory and Practice of the Contingent Valuation Method in the US, EU , and developing Countries

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199248919
eISBN:
9780191595950
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199248915.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

The concepts of accuracy and bias in surveys, like that of elicitation of preferences, presuppose that there are true answers to the questions that contingent valuation (CV) studies address. This ... More


Contingent Valuation Methodology and the US Institutional Framework

John B. Loomis

in Valuing Environmental Preferences: Theory and Practice of the Contingent Valuation Method in the US, EU , and developing Countries

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199248919
eISBN:
9780191595950
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199248915.003.0018
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Contingent valuation has been used officially and unofficially by Federal and State agencies in the USA for a number of decades, although its use accelerated in the early 1980s. The results of CV ... More


Information, Uncertainty, and Contingent Valuation

Alistair Munro and Nick D. Hanley

in Valuing Environmental Preferences: Theory and Practice of the Contingent Valuation Method in the US, EU , and developing Countries

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199248919
eISBN:
9780191595950
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199248915.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

The chapter is organized around two important questions. First, what are the consequences for contingent valuation (CV) of the fact that subjects are likely to bring a wide variety of beliefs to the ... More


Contingent Valuation Methodology and the EU Institutional Framework

François Bonnieux and Pierre Rainelli

in Valuing Environmental Preferences: Theory and Practice of the Contingent Valuation Method in the US, EU , and developing Countries

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199248919
eISBN:
9780191595950
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199248915.003.0017
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

The environmental legislation process in the EU originated in the First Environmental Action Programme in 1973. A consistent set of principles emerged in successive Environmental Action Programmes: ... More


Evaluating the demand for heritage

Alan Peacock and Ilde Rizzo

in The Heritage Game: Economics, Policy, and Practice

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780199213177
eISBN:
9780191707124
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199213177.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

The fact that the benefits derived from heritage artefacts are non-marketable or depend on the direct consumption of them does not preclude an attempt to estimate their value in terms of their ... More


The Economic Theory of WTP and WTA

W. Michael Hanemann

in Valuing Environmental Preferences: Theory and Practice of the Contingent Valuation Method in the US, EU , and developing Countries

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199248919
eISBN:
9780191595950
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199248915.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

The aim of this chapter is to examine the properties of welfare measures under alternative preference structures for q (the item being valued) and to identify the observable implications for measured ... More


Public Goods and Contingent Valuation

Robert Sugden

in Valuing Environmental Preferences: Theory and Practice of the Contingent Valuation Method in the US, EU , and developing Countries

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199248919
eISBN:
9780191595950
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199248915.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Some of the special problems involved in eliciting preferences for public goods (with which many applications of contingent valuation are concerned) are considered. The defining characteristic of a ... More


The Estimation of Benefits

Agnar Sandmo

in The Public Economics of the Environment

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198297987
eISBN:
9780191596858
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019829798X.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

The estimation of the benefits from environmental policies is a necessary component in cost–benefit analysis in this area. Because of the public good nature of the environment, one cannot take it for ... More


Introduction and Overview

Ian J. Bateman and Kenneth G. Willis

in Valuing Environmental Preferences: Theory and Practice of the Contingent Valuation Method in the US, EU , and developing Countries

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199248919
eISBN:
9780191595950
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199248915.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

A brief introduction to the background of the contingent valuation (CV) method is given, followed by an outline of the structure of the book, and an account of the context and content of each of the ... More


Multi‐Level Modelling and Contingent Valuation

Ian H. Langford and Ian J. Bateman

in Valuing Environmental Preferences: Theory and Practice of the Contingent Valuation Method in the US, EU , and developing Countries

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199248919
eISBN:
9780191595950
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199248915.003.0012
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter explores, in an introductory manner, the potential advantages of using multi‐level modelling in a range of contingent valuation (CV) survey designs. Section 12.2 briefly reviews the ... More


Household Demand for Improved Sanitation Services: A Case Study of Calamba, the Philippines

Donald T. Lauria, Dale Whittington, Kyeongae Choe, Cynthia Turingan, and Virginia Abiad

in Valuing Environmental Preferences: Theory and Practice of the Contingent Valuation Method in the US, EU , and developing Countries

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199248919
eISBN:
9780191595950
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199248915.003.0016
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

The average WTP for a sewer connection and treatment plant was less than 1% of income for most households. Respondents given time to think about their willingness‐to‐pay consistently bid less than ... More


Valuing the Impacts of Natural Disasters and the Economic Benefits of Preventing Them: Methods and Applications

Ståle Navrud and Kristin Magnussen

in The Economic Impacts of Natural Disasters

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199841936
eISBN:
9780199950157
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199841936.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

While damage to public goods could make up a large part of the overall economic damage caused by natural disasters, few studies of their economic value exist. This is due to their non-market nature ... More


Willingness-to-Pay to Reduce Gun Violence

Philip J. Cook and Jens Ludwig

in Gun Violence: The Real Costs

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780195153842
eISBN:
9780199849208
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195153842.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

To obtain a more comprehensive measure of costs, both subjective and tangible, this chapter evaluates a “contingent-valuation” survey that asks respondents what they would pay to reduce gun assaults. ... More


Cultural services and non-use values

Kai M. A. Chan, Joshua Goldstein, Terre Satterfield, Neil Hannahs, Kekuewa Kikiloi, Robin Naidoo, Nathan Vadeboncoeur, and Ulalia Woodside

in Natural Capital: Theory and Practice of Mapping Ecosystem Services

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
December 2013
ISBN:
9780199588992
eISBN:
9780191774638
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199588992.003.0012
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology, Ecology

Cultural ecosystem services and non-use values (e.g., existence value, bequest value, option value) present some of the most compelling reasons for conserving ecosystems. They are also some of the ... More


Cost-Benefit Analysis in Developing Countries: What’s Different?

Euston Quah

in The Globalization of Cost-Benefit Analysis in Environmental Policy

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199934386
eISBN:
9780199333028
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199934386.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Valuation of health and mortality risks, environmental services, and other nonmarket goods are essential to cost-benefit analysis. But in developing countries, persistent market distortions may ... More


New Strategies for the Provision of Global Public Goods: Learning from International Environmental Challenges

Geoffrey Heal

in Global Public Goods: International Cooperation in the 21st Century

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195130522
eISBN:
9780199867363
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195130529.003.0011
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

Crude cost‐benefit analysis is often a poor guide to solving issues of the environment but also those of culture. Both can have economic as well as intrinsic value that is commonly recognized, if not ... More


Estimating the Value of Statistical Life for Children in Metro Manila

Rosalina Palanca-Tan

in Environment and Development Economics: Essays in Honour of Sir Partha Dasgupta

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780199677856
eISBN:
9780191757266
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199677856.003.0017
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter estimates the value of a statistical life for children in metropolitan Manila, based on adults’ stated willingness to pay for dengue vaccines. Using a novel approach involving play-like ... More


Allocating the Earth: A Distributional Framework for Protecting Capabilities in Environmental Law and Policy

Breena Holland

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780199692071
eISBN:
9780191799488
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199692071.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics, Political Economy

This book advances a new distributional framework to guide the evaluation and design of environmental policies. Drawing on capabilities theory, and especially on Martha Nussbaum’s capabilities ... More


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