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Effet d’une taxe et d’un droit d’entrée sur les consentements à payer des touristes pour de nouvelles réserves naturelles dans le golfe du Morbihan

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  • Louinord Voltaire

    (UMR-AMURE, université de Brest, 12 rue de Kergoat, CS 93837,29238 Brest cedex 3, France)

  • Abdelhak Nassiri

    (ICI, université de Brest, F-29238 Brest cedex 3, France)

  • Denis Bailly

    (UMR-AMURE, université de Brest, F-29238 Brest cedex 3, France)

  • Jean Boncoeur

    (UMR-AMURE, université de Brest, F-29238 Brest cedex 3, France)

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    (article en français) Using contingent valuation method, this paper empirically examines the effects of a special accommodation tax and an entrance fee on tourists’ willingness-to-pay (WTP) for new nature reserves in the Gulf of Morbihan (France). The results show that the payment vehicles affect not only the decision to pay, but also the amounts given. Beyond this significant impact, they demonstrate that tourists receive a benefit from the creation of nature reserves.

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    Article provided by INRA Department of Economics in its journal Review of Agricultural and Environmental Studies.

    Volume (Year): 92 (2011)
    Issue (Month): 2 ()
    Pages: 183-209

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    Handle: RePEc:rae:jourae:v:92:y:2011:i:2:p:183-209

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    Keywords: contingent valuation method; nature reserve; payment vehicle; accommodation tax; entrance fee; tourist;

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