Applying the Travel Cost Method to Minorca Beaches: Some Policy Results

Applying the Travel Cost Method to Minorca Beaches: Some Policy Results

Primary Country: Spain
Ecosystem: beach
Sample Value Estimates:
total welfare loss associated with closing different beaches from an oil spill, during peak season (euros, 20
  1. 6000 euros /day: West beach
  2. 11500 euros/ day: West and Ciutadella North
  3. 43,250 euros/day: West and north
Methodology: Discrete Choice; Random Utility Model; Travel Cost Method
Data source: NOEP

Publication information

Riera, Pere McConnell, KennethGiergiczny, MarekMahieu, Pierre-Alexandre “Applying the Travel Cost Method to Minorca Beaches: Some Policy Results” The International Handbook on Non-Market Environmental Valuation , 2011

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