Potential for Tradable Water Allocation and Rights in Jordan
AbstractThis paper estimates the costs of buying water use rights from farmers located in the Mafraq-Azraq basin in Jordan. The farmers’ water supply curve is estimated using data gathered from a contingent valuation survey and nonparametric procedures. Estimation results indicate that a total supply of 29 million m3 could be periodically purchased from farmers at an annual price of approximately JD 0.23/m3 (1 JD ˜ 0.70 US$), or a total cost of about JD 6.8 million per year.
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Volume (Year): 87 (2011)
Issue (Month): 4 ()
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- Carpio, Carlos E. & Ramirez, Octavio A. & Boonsaeng, Tullaya, 2010. "Potential for Tradable Water Allocation and Rights in Jordan," 2010 Annual Meeting, February 6-9, 2010, Orlando, Florida 56452, Southern Agricultural Economics Association.
- C51 - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods - - Econometric Modeling - - - Model Construction and Estimation
- Q58 - Agricultural and Natural Resource Economics; Environmental and Ecological Economics - - Environmental Economics - - - Environmental Economics: Government Policy
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