Coastal Erosion Managment from a Community Economics Perspective: The Feasibility and Efficiency of User Fees

Coastal Erosion Managment from a Community Economics Perspective: The Feasibility and Efficiency of User Fees

Primary Country: United States
Ecosystem: beach
Sample Value Estimates:
In Georgia, USA:
  1. $2.16/day: increase in daily fee to visit Jekyll Island needed to pay for beach nourishment, discounted at 4% over 30 years
  2. $0.65: for Tybee Island
  3. $110.4 million: aggregate benefits discounted at 4% over 30 years for nourisment plan at Jekyll Island
  4. $114.3 million: aggregate benefits for relocation plan at Jekyll Island
  5. $236.4 million: aggregate benefits for nourishment plan at Tybee Island
  6. $131.9 million: aggregate benefits for relocation plan at Tybee Island
Region: Americas / Atlantic
Data source: This source provided by Salman Hussain at the Scottish Agricultural College.

Publication information

Kriesel, Warren Landry, Craig E.Keeler, Andrew “Coastal Erosion Managment from a Community Economics Perspective: The Feasibility and Efficiency of User Fees” Journal of Agricultural and Applied Economics, 2005

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