Environmental Economics

National Fresh Water Quality Benefits: Findings from a New National Contingent Valuation Study

This discussion paper presents new comprehensive estimates of the benefits of attaining the national freshwater quality goals of boatable, fishable, and swimmable water. The paper also assesses the benefits of partial improvements.

  • Keywords

    Subject:
    1. Benefits Analysis
    1. Benefits Analysis - Valuation
    1. Benefits Analysis - Valuation - Stated Preference
    1. Benefits Analysis - Valuation - Stated Preference - Contingent Valuation
    Environmental Media:
    b. Water
    b. Water - Surface
    Authors:
    Mitchell, Robert Cameron
    Carson, Richard T.
    EPA Project Officer/ Manager:
    Carlin, Alan
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    Study Purpose:
    Empirical Application, Methodology Development & Evaluation, Data Development
    Report Series:
    Contingent Valuation of National Water Quality Improvments
    Inventory Record #: EE-0219A
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  • Report Details
    Type:
    Final
    Date:
    08/01/1984
    Number of Pages:
    26
    Comment:
    Grant/Contract #:
    CR810224-01
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