Improving the recreational value of Ireland's coastal resources: A contingent behavioural application

Improving the recreational value of Ireland's coastal resources: A contingent behavioural application

Primary Country: Ireland
Ecosystem: beach
Sample Value Estimates:
  1. $30.21 per person: consumer surplus per trip due to opening of cliff walk, prior to any improvements to walking amenities,
  2. $23.02 - $42.87: consumer surplus with 95% confidence,
  3. $785.37: total consumer surplus per visitor per year
  4. 111.15 Euro: Increase in consumer surplus from improving beach access through the use of connecting trail in west Ireland
Methodology: Contingent Valuation
Data source: NOEP

Publication information

Barry, Luke van Rensburg, Tom M.Hynes, Stephen “Improving the recreational value of Ireland's coastal resources: A contingent behavioural application” Marine Policy, 2011

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