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Handbook on Contingent Valuation


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Contents: 1. Introduction Anna Alberini and James R. Kahn PART I: CONTINGENT VALUATION AND ECONOMIC THEORY 2. Fifty Years of Contingent Valuation V. Kerry Smith 3. A Practitioner's Primer on the Contingent Valuation Method John C. Whitehead 4. The Use of Contingent Valuation in Benefit-Cost Analysis John C. Whitehead and Glenn C. Blomquist 5. Hypothetical Preferences and Environmental Policy Gregory Cooper 6. Protest Bids, Commensurability, and Substitution: Contingent Valuation and Ecological Economics Brent Haddad and Richard Howarth PART II: ECONOMETRIC AND EMPIRICAL ISSUES IN CONTINGENT VALUATION 7. An Introduction to Choice Modeling for Non-market Valuation Steven Stewart and James R. Kahn 8. Experimental Methods for the Testing and Design of Contingent Valuation Laura O. Taylor 9. Designing a Contingent Valuation Study to Estimate the Benefits of the Conservation Reserve Program on Grassland Bird Populations Mary Clare Ahearn, Kevin J. Boyle and Daniel R. Hellerstein 10. Modelling Behaviour in Dichotomous Choice with Bayesian Methods Carmelo J. Leon and Roberto Leon 11. Temporal Reliability in Contingent Valuation (with a Restrictive Research Budget) Paul M. Jakus, Becky Stephens and J. Mark Fly PART III: APPLICATIONS 12. Non-market Valuation on the Internet Hale W. Thurston 13. Use of Contingent Values of Wildlife and Habitat Preservation in Policy and Benefit-Cost Analyses John B. Loomis 14. Valuing Wildlife at Risk from Exotic Invaders in Yellowstone Lake Todd L. Cherry, Jason F. Shogren, Peter Frykblom and John A. List 15. The Demand for Insecticide-Treated Mosquito Nets: Evidence from Africa Christine Poulos, Maureen Cropper, Julian Lampietti, Dale Whittington and Mitiku Haile 16. Choice Modeling of Farmer Preferences for Agroforestry Systems in Calakmul, Mexico James F. Casey 17. The Use of Contingent Valuation in Developing Countries: A Quantitative Analysis Dan Biller, Karoline Rogge and Giovanni Ruta 18. Combining Stated-Choice and Stated-Frequency Data with Observed Behavior to Value NRDA Compensable Damages: Green Bay, PCBs, and Fish Consumption Advisories William S. Breffle, Edward R. Morey, Robert D. Rowe and Donald M. Waldman 19. Public Preferences Toward Environmental Risks: The Case of Trihalomethanes Richard T. Carson and Robert Cameron Mitchell 20. Conclusions Anna Alberini and James R. Kahn Index

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Edited by Anna Alberini, Associate Professor, Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics, University of Maryland, College Park, US and James R. Kahn, John F. Hendon Professor of Economics and Director of Environmental Studies, Washington and Lee University, US and Collaborating Professor, Centro de Ciencias do Ambiente, Universidade Federal do Amazonas , Brazil

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