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Benefit Transfer for Environmental Improvements in Coastal Areas: General vs. Specific Models

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  • Östberg, Katarina

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    (CERE, Centre for Environmental and Resource Economics)

  • Håkansson, Cecilia

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    (KTH, Royal Institute of Technology)

  • Hasselström, Linus

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    (Enveco Environmental Economics Consultancy Ltd)

  • Bostedt, Göran

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    (CERE, Centre for Environmental and Resource Economics)

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    Abstract

    In this study, we used choice experiment data to analyze the accuracy of benefit transfer (BT) between two case study areas in Sweden for attributes relevant to the implementation of the EU Water Framework Directive and special consideration zones in marine areas. The accuracy and reliability of a BT based on a model including only easily available socioeconomic information is similar to the accuracy of a BT based on a model that gives the best statistical fit, but requires time-consuming data collection. Further, the former model has almost as good a fit as the latter. The BT error varies significantly across the attributes, regardless of which model is used. The results are inconclusive as to whether socioeconomic adjustments improve transfer or not.

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    Paper provided by CERE - the Center for Environmental and Resource Economics in its series CERE Working Papers with number 2011:2.

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    Length: 38 pages
    Date of creation: 08 Feb 2011
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    Handle: RePEc:hhs:slucer:2011_002

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    Keywords: Choice experiments; Benefits transfer; Water Framework Directive;

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    1. Kinell, Gerda & Söderqvist, Tore & Elmgren, Ragnar & Walve, Jacob & Franzén, Frida, 2012. "Cost-Benefit Analysis in a Framework of Stakeholder Involvement and Integrated Coastal Zone Modeling," CERE Working Papers 2012:1, CERE - the Center for Environmental and Resource Economics.

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