Valuing the Land of Tigers – What Indian Visitors are Willing to Pay
AbstractThe study uses an assessment of visitors’ travel costs to estimate the annual recreational value of the Sundarban. It calculates this to be at least INR 15 million (US$ 377,000) for domestic visitors alone.
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travel costs; tigers; Indian; environmental; population; development; tourists; conservation; protection; domestic visitors; recreational value; sundarban;
This paper has been announced in the following NEP Reports:
- NEP-AGR-2009-12-11 (Agricultural Economics)
- NEP-ALL-2009-12-11 (All new papers)
- NEP-CUL-2009-12-11 (Cultural Economics)
- NEP-ENV-2009-12-11 (Environmental Economics)
- NEP-TUR-2009-12-11 (Tourism Economics)
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