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Validation of empirical measures of welfare change: comment

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  • Boyle, Kevin J.
  • Welsh, Michael P.
  • Bishop, Richard C.

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In an excellent article from a recent issue of this journal, Sellar, Stoll and Chavas (1985) make a technical error which causes them to misstate their closed-ended estimates of willingness to pay. Truncation of the estimated cummulative distribution function must we made explicit in compution of willingness to pay.

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Paper provided by University Library of Munich, Germany in its series MPRA Paper with number 31237.

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Date of creation: 1988
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Publication status: Published in Land Economics 1.64(1988): pp. 94-98
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Keywords: nonmarket valuation; contingent valuation; stated preferences; welfare evaluation; willingness to pay;

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