Environmental Economics

Measuring the Benefits of Water Quality Improvements Using Recreation Demand Models, Volume II of Benefit Analysis Using Indirect or Imputed Market Methods

This 1989 report from the University of Maryland attempts to provide a more comprehensive, credible approach to the valuation of the economic benefits from water quality improvements. It links the fundamental concepts of the travel cost model with advances in the labor supply, welfare, and econometrics literatures. Part I concerns advances in the use of recreational demand models for benefit valuation. Part II concerns multiple site demand models and the measurement of benefits from water quality improvements. The report is available in this database electronically in two files corresponding to Parts I and II of the report.

  • Keywords

    Subject:
    1. Benefits Analysis
    1. Benefits Analysis - Valuation
    1. Benefits Analysis - Valuation - Revealed Preference
    1. Benefits Analysis - Valuation - Revealed Preference - Travel Cost
    1. Benefits Analysis - Valuation - Revealed Preference - Consumption Choices
    1. Benefits Analysis - Valuation - Revealed Preference - Other
    Environmental Media:
    b. Water
    b. Water - Surface
    Authors:
    Bockstael, Nancy E.
    Hanemann, W. Michael
    Strand, Ivar E.
    EPA Project Officer/ Manager:
    Carlin, Alan
    Geographic Area:
    Chesapeake Bay
    Study Purpose:
    Empirical Application, Methodology Development & Evaluation
    Report Series:
    Benefit Analysis Using Indirect or Imputed Market Methods
    Inventory Record #: EE-0004B
    List of all reports in the Series:
  • Participating Organizations

    Research Organization:

    Maryland, University of, Department of Agricultural and Resource EconomicsAddress:
    City: College Park State: MD ZIP:
    Phone: Fax:
    E-mail:
    Funding Organization:
    Environmental Protection Agency
    Office of Policy and Resource Management
    Economic Analysis and Research Branch
    Address:
    City: Washington State: DC ZIP:
    Phone: Fax:
    E-mail:
  • Report Details
    Type:
    Final
    Date:
    10/01/1989
    Number of Pages:
    275
    Comment:
    EPA #:
    NTIS #:
    Grant/Contract #:
    EPA-230-10-89-069

    CR-811043-01
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