Total economic values of increasing gray whale populations: results from a contingent valuation survey of visitors and households

Total economic values of increasing gray whale populations: results from a contingent valuation survey of visitors and households

Primary Country: United States
Ecosystem: species
Sample Value Estimates:
Increase in CS per person per day seeing Gray Whales in California
  1. $32.75 / person / day: for a 50% increase
  2. $38.95 / person / day: for a 100% increase
Methodology: contingent valuation
Region: Americas / Pacific
Data source: *MESP Primary

Publication information

Loomis, J. Larson, D. “Total economic values of increasing gray whale populations: results from a contingent valuation survey of visitors and households” Marine Resource Economics Vol 9: 275-286, 1994

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