Economic valuation of coastal water quality and protest responses: A case study in Mitilini, Greece

Economic valuation of coastal water quality and protest responses: A case study in Mitilini, Greece

Primary Country: Greece
Ecosystem: shores
Sample Value Estimates:
  1. € 26.86/ $35.88: Mean WTP to complete and maintain sewage treatment plant
  2. €16.84: Analysts preferred results give willingness to pay €16.84 every 4 months for 4 years, but includes significant number of zero and protest responses.
Methodology: contingent valuation
Region: Europe / Mediterranean
Data source: MESP Primary

Publication information

Jones, N. Sophoulis, C.Malesios, C. “Economic valuation of coastal water quality and protest responses: A case study in Mitilini, Greece” Journal of Socio-Economics 37(6):2478-2491, 2008

Addtional Notes

53.2% of respondents not willing to pay any amount of money - most say government should pay

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