The effect of distance on willingness to pay values: a case study of wetlands and salmon in California

The effect of distance on willingness to pay values: a case study of wetlands and salmon in California

Primary Country: United States
Ecosystem: wetland
Sample Value Estimates:
  1. $233.86 / household / year : WTP for contamination control in wetlands in San Joaquin Valley, CA for residents of the valley
  2. $222.69 / household / year: for the rest for California
  3. $215.55 / household / year: WTP for wetland improvement programs in San Joaquin Valley, CA
  4. $210.77 / household / year: for the rest for California
Methodology: contingent valuation
Region: California / Pacific
Data source: GecoServ

Publication information

Pate, J. Loomis, J. “The effect of distance on willingness to pay values: a case study of wetlands and salmon in California” Ecological Economics, 20(3): 199-207. , 1997

Addtional Notes

Results indicate that distance affected WTP for two of the three programs (wetlands habitat and wildlife, and the wildlife contamination control programs).

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