Using revealed and stated preference data to estimate the scope and access benefits associated with cave diving

Using revealed and stated preference data to estimate the scope and access benefits associated with cave diving

Primary Country: United States
Ecosystem: shelf sea
Sample Value Estimates:
a) Under existing conditions, diver consumer surplus values were estimated to be approximately $148.39 to $169.74 per-person per-trip. Based on the number of expected trips, this translates into approximately
  1. $1,092.63 in annual per-person consumer surplus. At the aggregate level, this equates to an approximate
  2. $584,431.59 in annual consumer surplus.
Methodology: Contingent Valuation; Travel Cost Method
Region: Americas / Atlantic
Data source: NOEP

Publication information

Morgan, O. Ashton Huth, William L. “ Using revealed and stated preference data to estimate the scope and access benefits associated with cave diving” Resource and Energy Economics, 2011

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