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Using choice experiments to design wetland management programmes: The case of Severn Estuary Wetland, UK


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  • Ekin Birol
  • Victoria Cox


This paper reports the results of a pilot valuation study, which was undertaken to investigate whether the public located around the Severn Estuary derive positive economic values from its sustainable management. One hundred members of the public took part in a choice experiment, the results of which indicate that overall the public derives positive and significant values from sustainable management of this wetland, however, there is some preference heterogeneity. The findings demonstrate that the choice experiment method is a promising tool, which can aid the design of socially optimal policies for sustainable management of the Severn Estuary, with possible implications for other similar wetlands in the UK.

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Article provided by Taylor & Francis Journals in its journal Journal of Environmental Planning and Management.

Volume (Year): 50 (2007)
Issue (Month): 3 ()
Pages: 363-380

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Handle: RePEc:taf:jenpmg:v:50:y:2007:i:3:p:363-380

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  1. Vanja Westerberg & Robert Lifran & Soren Boye Olsen, 2010. "To restore or not? A valuation of social and ecological functions of the Marais des Baux wetland in Southern France," Working Papers 39687, Institut National de la Recherche Agronomique, France.
  2. R. Brau & A. E. Scorcu & L. Vici, 2007. "Assessing visitor satisfaction with tourism rejuvenation policies: the case of Rimini, Italy," Working Papers 617, Dipartimento Scienze Economiche, Universita' di Bologna.
  3. Mayula Chaikumbung & Helen Scarborough & Chris Doucouliagos, 2014. "Incorporating cultural values and preferences in wetland valuation and policy," Economics Series 2014_3, Deakin University, Faculty of Business and Law, School of Accounting, Economics and Finance.
  4. Kanchanaroek, Yingluk & Termansen, Mette & Quinn, Claire, 2013. "Property rights regimes in complex fishery management systems: A choice experiment application," Ecological Economics, Elsevier, vol. 93(C), pages 363-373.


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