Environmental Economics

Morbidity Valuation, Benefit Transfer and Family Behavior

This final report describes a project to estimate parents' willingness to pay to reduce their own and their children's risks of heart disease and tests whether a standard economic framework for modeling family behavior can be used to accurately value morbidity risk reductions and improve methods for transferring health benefit estimates from adults to children.

  • Keywords

    1. Benefits Analysis
    1. Benefits Analysis - Valuation
    1. Benefits Analysis - Valuation - Stated Preference
    1. Benefits Analysis - Risk Communication and Other
    1. Benefits Analysis - Valuation - Benefits Transfer
    Environmental Media:
    g. Other
    Dickie, Mark
    Gerking, Shelby
    EPA Project Officer/ Manager:
    Kelly Maguire
    Geographic Area:
    United States
    Study Purpose:
    Empirical Application
    Inventory Record #: EE-0570
  • Participating Organizations

    Research Organization:

    U.S. EPA, National Center for Environmental EconomicsAddress: 1200 Pennsylvania Ave, NW (MC 1809T)
    City: Washington State: DC ZIP: 20460
    Phone: 202-566-2273 Fax: 202-566-2339
    E-mail: maguire.kelly@epa.gov
    Funding Organization:
    University of Central FloridaAddress: Department of Economics, Box 161400
    City: Orlando State: FL ZIP: 32816
    Phone: Fax:
    E-mail: mdickie@bus.ucf.edu
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    Date Linked: 01/08/2013