Implementing User Changes for Public Goods: The Case of the Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary

Implementing User Changes for Public Goods: The Case of the Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary

Primary Country: United States
Ecosystem: coral reef
Sample Value Estimates:
  1. $9.62-16.56 / year: Boaters WTP for a boat decal in the Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary
Methodology: contingent valuation
Region: Americas / Gulf of Mexico
Data source: *MESP Primary

Publication information

Bell, F. Leeworthy, V. “ Implementing User Changes for Public Goods: The Case of the Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary” Working Paper No. 95-03-02. Florida State University, Department of Economics, Tallahassee, 1995

Addtional Notes

WTP was positively related to income, boat length, household size and the use of the FKNMS. It was clear from protest bids that a boating decal fee would have strong political opposition.

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