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: open water
Sample Value Estimates:
  1. $25 / year: Annual WTP for 50% increase in abundance of whales in California
  2. $29.73 / year: Annual WTP for 100% increase in abundance of whales in California
Methodology: contingent valuation
Region: Americas / Pacific
Data source: 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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