The contingent valuation of natural parks : assessing the warmglow propensity factor /

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Author / Creator:Nunes, Paulo A. L. D. (Paulo Augusto Lourenc̀§o Dias Nunes), 1970-
Imprint:Cheltenham, UK ; Northampton, MA : E. Elgar, c2002.
Description:xxii, 258 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Series:New horizons in environmental economics
Subject:Contingent valuation.
Parks -- Economic aspects.
Contingent valuation.
Parks -- Economic aspects.
Format: Print Book
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Notes:Includes bibliographical references (p. 239-250) and index.
Table of Contents:
  • Pt. I. Economic Valuation, Warmglow and Preference Modelling
  • 1. Values, Valuation Methods and Contingent Valuation: An Overview
  • 2. Evaluating CV Measurement Validity: Separating the Light from the Heat
  • 3. Modelling Consumer Preferences
  • Pt. II. Survey Design and Implementation
  • 4. Preliminary Design Research
  • 5. Structure of the Final Survey Instrument
  • 6. Survey Execution
  • Pt. III. Analysis of the Survey Results
  • 7. Descriptive Analysis of the Survey Responses
  • 8. Non-parametric Testing Procedures of the Stated WTP Responses
  • 9. A Univariate Estimation of the Stated WTP Responses
  • 10. Operationalization of Consumer Motivations
  • 11. The Valuation Function
  • 12. Conclusions
  • Pt. IV. Appendices and Bibliography
  • A. Derivation of Comparative Static Results
  • B. Comprehension Index
  • C. The Survey Instrument: Questionnaire and Visual Aid
  • D. Public Opinion With Respect to Government Policy Issues
  • E. Information Context: Multivariate Regression Analysis
  • F. Factor Analysis
  • G. Warmglow Payment Vehicle Cross Effect: Estimation Results.