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Willingness To Pay For Drinking Water In Urban Areas Of Developing Countries

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  • Rosado, Marcia
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    In this paper, a nested logit model is set up according to the options available to households for tap water treatment (e.g., boiling, filtering, and purchase of bottled water). The nested logit model yields parameters for a welfare estimation which determines the benefits from safe drinking water to households in the state of Espírito Santo, Southeast of Brazil.

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    Paper provided by American Agricultural Economics Association (New Name 2008: Agricultural and Applied Economics Association) in its series 1998 Annual meeting, August 2-5, Salt Lake City, UT with number 20821.

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    Handle: RePEc:ags:aaea98:20821

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    Keywords: Consumer/Household Economics; Environmental Economics and Policy;

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    1. Timothy J. Bartik, 2008. "Evaluating the Benefits of Non-marginal Reductions in Pollution Using Information on Defensive Expenditures," Book chapters authored by Upjohn Institute researchers, in: Joseph Herriges & Catherine L. Kling (ed.), Revealed Preference Approaches to Environmental Valuation, volume 0, pages 459-475 W.E. Upjohn Institute for Employment Research.
    2. Harrington, Winston & Krupnick, Alan J. & Spofford, Walter Jr., 1989. "The economic losses of a waterborne disease outbreak," Journal of Urban Economics, Elsevier, vol. 25(1), pages 116-137, January.
    3. Charles W. Abdalla & Brian A. Roach & Donald J. Epp, 1992. "Valuing Environmental Quality Changes Using Averting Expenditures: An Application to Groundwater Contamination," Land Economics, University of Wisconsin Press, vol. 68(2), pages 163-169.
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