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Valuing the Land of Tigers – What Indian Visitors are Willing to Pay

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  • Indrila Guha

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  • Santadas Ghosh
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    The 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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    Paper provided by eSocialSciences in its series Working Papers with number id:2317.

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    Date of creation: Nov 2009
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    Handle: RePEc:ess:wpaper:id:2317

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    Keywords: travel costs; tigers; Indian; environmental; population; development; tourists; conservation; protection; domestic visitors; recreational value; sundarban;

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