The effect of individual 'ability to choose' (scale heterogeneity) on the valuation of environmental goods

The effect of individual 'ability to choose' (scale heterogeneity) on the valuation of environmental goods

Primary Country: United Kingdom
Ecosystem: coral reef
Sample Value Estimates:
  1. £12.80: WTP for rock groynes over timber groynes (low ability to choose sample samp
  2. £46.40: (high ability to choose samp
  3. ,
  4. £1.10: for an off-shore reef (low ATP)
  5. £132.40 (high ATP),
  6. £0.70: for improvements to surf (for surfi
  7. (Low ATP)
  8. £33.40 (high ATP).

Publication information

Christie, M. Gibbons, J. “The effect of individual 'ability to choose' (scale heterogeneity) on the valuation of environmental goods” Ecological Economics, 70, 2250-2257, 2011

Addtional Notes

Choice experiment eliciting local residents' values of amenity benefits associated with alternative coastal defence options. 

120 residents interviewed.

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