Valuing visitors' economic benefits of public beach access points

Valuing visitors' economic benefits of public beach access points

Primary Country: United States
Ecosystem: beach
Sample Value Estimates:
a) $7.13 : Visitors are willing to pay an extra $7.13 per day for additional beach access points and parking or
  1. $100.44 million: an aggregate of $100.44 million. *(study CPI year was estimat
  2. $6.60/day: Visitors are willing to pay an extra $6.60 per day for additional beach access points and parking
  3. $93 million: for an aggregate of $93 million
Methodology: Contingent Valuation; Referendum Method; Random Utility Model
Region: Americas / Atlantic
Data source: NOEP

Publication information

Oh, Chi-Ok Dixon, Anthony W.Mjelde, James W.Draper, Jason “Valuing visitors' economic benefits of public beach access points” Coastal Management, 2008

Addtional Notes

The objective of this paper is to determine non-resident visitors to South Carolina beaches economic value for public beach access.

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