The Willingness to Pay to Reduce School Bullying
AbstractWe use a discrete choice experiment conducted in Sweden to elicit the willingness to pay (WTP) to reduce school bullying. The estimations indicate a mean marginal WTP of 5.95 to 8.48 Swedish kronor (€0.66 to €0.95), which implies that the aggregate WTP for each reduced statistical victim of bullying (the value of a statistical bullying-victim - VSBV) is 585,090 to 835,280 Swedish kronor (€65,446 to €93,431). The results may be used to conduct economic evaluations of antibullying programs, with an example shown in this paper, and provide policymakers with useful information on taxpayers’ preferred allocations to antibullying programs
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Length: 24 pages
Date of creation: 02 Apr 2012
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Publication status: Forthcoming as Svensson, Mikael and Mattias Persson, 'The Willingness to Pay to Reduce School Bullying' in Economics of Education Review, 2013.
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Willingness to Pay; Discrete Choice Experiment; Bullying; School; Adolescents;
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- D61 - Microeconomics - - Welfare Economics - - - Allocative Efficiency; Cost-Benefit Analysis
- I12 - Health, Education, and Welfare - - Health - - - Health Production
- I21 - Health, Education, and Welfare - - Education - - - Analysis of Education
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