Empirical Evidence Showing The Relationships Between Three Approaches For Pollution Control
AbstractWillingness to pay models have shown the theoretical relationships between the contingent valuation, cost of illness and the avertive behaviour approaches. In this paper, field survey data are used to compare the relationships between these three approaches and to demonstrate that contingent valuation bids exceed the sum of cost of illness and the avertive behaviour approach estimates. The estimates provide a validity check for CV bids and further support the claim that contingent valuation studies are theoretically consistent.
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Bibliographic InfoPaper provided by University of Queensland, School of Economics in its series Economics, Ecology and Environment Working Papers with number 48952.
Date of creation: Aug 2002
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Avertive Behaviour; Contingent Valuation; Cost of Illness; Willingness to Pay; Crop Production/Industries; Farm Management; Food Consumption/Nutrition/Food Safety;
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- Clevo Wilson, 2003. "Empirical Evidence Showing The Relationships Between Three Approaches for Pollution Control," Environmental & Resource Economics, European Association of Environmental and Resource Economists, vol. 24(1), pages 97-101, January.
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