Environmental Economics

Valuation of Developmental and Reproductive Effects: A Scoping Study

The report discusses the economic benefits of avoiding selected developmental and reproductive effects. the effects considered in this scoping effort were infertility, low birth weight, and birth defects. The report reviews the existing literature on valuation of these effects, and identifies methods which could be used to develop benefits estimates suitable for use in cost-benefit analysis.

  • Keywords

    Subject:
    1. Benefits Analysis
    1. Benefits Analysis - Quantification without Monetization
    1. Benefits Analysis - Valuation - Stated Preference
    1. Benefits Analysis - Valuation - Stated Preference - Non-contingent Valuation
    1. Benefits Analysis - Valuation
    1. Benefits Analysis - Valuation - Revealed Preference
    1. Benefits Analysis - Valuation - Revealed Preference - Consumption Choices
    1. Benefits Analysis - Valuation - Cost of Damages Avoided
    1. Benefits Analysis - Valuation - Cost of Damages Avoided - Morbidity
    Environmental Media:
    f. Multimedia
    Authors:
    Cannon, Matt
    Kopp, Raymond J.
    Krupnick, Alan J.
    EPA Project Officer/ Manager:
    Axelrad, Dan
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    Study Purpose:
    Empirical Application, Data Development
    Inventory Record #: EE-0275
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    Enironmental Protection Agency, Office of Policy, Planning and EvaluationAddress:
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  • Report Details
    Type:
    Final
    Date:
    10/01/1996
    Number of Pages:
    70
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