What are Barrier Islands Worth? Estimates of Willingness to Pay for Restoration

What are Barrier Islands Worth? Estimates of Willingness to Pay for Restoration

Primary Country: United States
Ecosystem: coral reef
Sample Value Estimates:
WTP estimates to restore barrier islands in Mississippi for three restoration options -
  1. $22: Turnbull lower-bound mean WTP per respondent to maintain existing footprint over a 30-year period
  2. $152: to restore 2,338 acres,
  3. $277: to restore 5,969 acres
Methodology: Contingent Valuation
Region: Americas / Gulf of Mexico
Data source: NOEP

Publication information

Petrolia, Daniel R. Kim, Tae-Goun “What are Barrier Islands Worth? Estimates of Willingness to Pay for Restoration” Marine Resource Economics, 2009

Addtional Notes

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