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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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  • Indrila Guha & Santadas Ghosh, 2009. "Valuing the Land of Tigers – What Indian Visitors are Willing to Pay," Working Papers id:2317, eSocialSciences.
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    1. Indermit Gill & Homi Kharas, 2007. "An East Asian Renaissance : Ideas for Economic Growth," World Bank Publications, The World Bank, number 6798.
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    travel costs; tigers; Indian; environmental; population; development; tourists; conservation; protection; domestic visitors; recreational value; sundarban;

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