The Importance of Sample Discrimination in Using the Travel Cost Method to Estimate the Benefits of Improved Water Quality

The Importance of Sample Discrimination in Using the Travel Cost Method to Estimate the Benefits of Improved Water Quality

Primary Country: United States
Ecosystem: beach
Sample Value Estimates:
for St. Albans Bay, Vermont
  1. $123: mean recreation benefit per user
  2. $615,000: recreation benefits per season for 5000 users
Methodology: travel cost
Region: Americas / Atlantic
Data source: This source provided by Salman Hussain at the Scottish Agricultural College.

Publication information

Ribaudo, Marc O Epp, Donald J. “The Importance of Sample Discrimination in Using the Travel Cost Method to Estimate the Benefits of Improved Water Quality” Land Economics, 1984

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