Environmental Economics

Benefits Transfer: Procedures, Problems, and Research Needs, 1992 Association of Environmental and Resource Economists Workshop, Snowbird, Utah

This document contains the proceedings for the 1992 Association of Environmental and Resource Economists Workshop on benefits transfer. At the workshop, three formal papers on benefit transfer issues and six benefits transfer study protocols were presented. This report contains the text of these papers as well as introductory remarks and discussant comments on them. The file numbers, authors, and the titles of their papers/presentations/comments are as follows:

    File EE-0078-01:
      David S. Brookshire: "Issues Regarding Benefits Transfer"
      Leland B. Deck and Lauraine G. Chestnut: "Benefits Transfer: How Good Is Good Enough?"
      Edward R. Morey: "What is Consumer's Surplus for a Day of Use, And What Does it Tell Us about Consumer's Surplus?"
      John C. Bergstrom and Kevin J. Boyle: "Groundwater Valuation: Dougherty County, Georgia"
    File EE-0078-02:
      Appendix A: Maps and Schematics
    File EE-0078-03:
      William H. Desvousges, Richard W. Dunford, and Kristy E. Mathews: "Natural Resources Damages Valuation: Arthur Kill Oil Spill"
      Carol Adaire Jones: "Recreational Fishing Valuation: Application of the Type-A Model"
      Susan B. Kask: "Long-Term Health risks Valuation: Pigeon River, North Carolina"
      Mary Jo Kealy, Susan Herrod, George Parsons, and Mark Montgomery: "Recreational Fishing Valuation: Acid Rain Provisions of the Clean Air Act Amendments"
    File EE-0078-04:
        Lauraine G. Chestnut and Robert D. Rowe: "Visibility Valuation: Acid Rain Provisions of the Clean Air Act"
        Trudy Ann Cameron: "Issues in Benefits Transfer"
        Alan J. Krupnick: "Benefit Transfer and Social Costing"
    File EE-0078-05:
      James J. Opaluch and Marisa J. Mazzotta: "Fundamental Issues in Benefit Transfer and Natural Resource Damage Assessment"
      Martin H. David: "Benefiting Benefit Transfer: Information Systems for Complex Scientific Data"
      Appendix A: Economic Analysis and Resource Branch Environmental Benefits Database
      Appendix B: Attendees List
    1. Benefits Analysis
    1. Benefits Analysis - Valuation
    1. Benefits Analysis - Valuation - Benefits Transfer
    Environmental Media:
    a. Air
    b. Water
    e. Ecosystems
    a. Air - Stationary Source
    a. Air - Tropospheric
    b. Water - Drinking
    b. Water - Groundwater
    b. Water - Surface
    Bingham, Tayler H.
    Kealy, Mary Jo
    David, Elizabeth L.
    LeBlanc, Michael
    Graham-Tomassi, Theodore
    Leeworthy, Robert
    EPA Project Officer/ Manager:
    Kealy, Mary Jo
    Geographic Area:
    Study Purpose:
    Empirical Application, Methodology Development & Evaluation
    Report Series:
    Association of Environmental and Resource Economists' Workshop
    Inventory Record #: EE-0078
    List of all reports in the Series:
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    Environmental Protection Agency, Office of Policy, Planning and EvaluationAddress:
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    Comment: Co-funded with other governmental organizaitions. Some of the pages are missing in file EE-0078-05. This appears to be a problem with the duplication of the original paper copy from which the file was scanned. For a more complete version (but still missing a few pages from Appendix A), contact sison.teresita@epa.gov
    EPA #:
    EPA 230-R-93-018
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