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Nonmarket valuation of water quality: Addressing spatially heterogeneous preferences using GIS and a random parameter logit model
(Elsevier on behalf of the International Society for Ecological Economics (ISEE), 2012-03)
The spatial distribution of agri-environmental policy benefits has important implications for the efficient allocation of management effort. The practical convenience of relying on sample mean values of individual benefits ...
Web-based surveys and sample frame bias in a choice experiment
(Lincoln University. Faculty of Commerce. Department of Accounting, Economics and Finance, 2009-02-10)
Researchers are seeking effective, low cost means of gathering high quality data. Technological advancements offer new avenues for achieving this objective. Web based surveys are relatively common outside the economics ...
Valuing agricultural externalities in Canterbury rivers and streams
(New Zealand Agricultural and Resource Economics Society, 2008-08)
Water quality and quantity concerns in Canterbury are intrinsically related to agriculture. Monetary values for impacts on streams and rivers is lacking in policy debate. This paper employs choice modelling to estimate ...
Some external costs of dairy farming in Canterbury
(Australian Agricultural and Resource Economics Society, 2006)
Intensification of agricultural practices is occurring in Canterbury. Dairy farm conversions continue with land use increasing 132% since 1995. Current concerns emanate predominantly from issues of water quantity and ...
Will unit-pricing reduce domestic waste? Lessons from a contingent valuation study
This paper estimates the effect of introducing unit-pricing for municipal domestic waste collection and disposal in Christchurch. The price effect is shown in a demand model estimation using data collected in a contingent ...