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Parametric and Semi-Nonparametric Estimation of Willingness-To-Pay in a Contingent Valuation Framework

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  • Crooker, John R.
  • Herriges, Joseph A.

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Standard procedures for extracting willingness-to-pay (WTP) from dichotomous choice CV questionnaires rely heavily upon parametric assumptions regarding the distribution and form of WTP in the sampled population. However, theory provides little guidance regarding which parametric specification to use and the resulting WTP estimates can be sensitive to the selections made. Here we compare and contrast several parametric and semi-nonparametric estimators that have been proposed in the literature, examining the sensitivity of the resulting WTP estimates to the underlying distribution of preferences and the estimation procedure employed.

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  • Crooker, John R. & Herriges, Joseph A., 2004. "Parametric and Semi-Nonparametric Estimation of Willingness-To-Pay in a Contingent Valuation Framework," Staff General Research Papers Archive 11156, Iowa State University, Department of Economics.
  • Handle: RePEc:isu:genres:11156
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    1. Eriksen, Michael D. & Kniesner, Thomas J. & Rohlfs, Chris & Sullivan, Ryan, 2016. "Toward more general hedonic estimation: Clarifying the roles of alternative experimental designs with an application to a housing attribute," Regional Science and Urban Economics, Elsevier, vol. 57(C), pages 54-62.
    2. Silvia Ferrini & Carlo Fezzi, 2012. "Generalized Additive Models for Nonmarket Valuation via Revealed or Stated Preference Methods," Land Economics, University of Wisconsin Press, vol. 88(4), pages 782-802.
    3. Arana, Jorge E. & Leon, Carmelo J., 2005. "Flexible mixture distribution modeling of dichotomous choice contingent valuation with heterogenity," Journal of Environmental Economics and Management, Elsevier, vol. 50(1), pages 170-188, July.
    4. Rohlfs, Chris & Sullivan, Ryan & Kniesner, Thomas J., 2013. "Hedonic Estimation under Very General Conditions Using Experimental and Quasi-Experimental Designs," IZA Discussion Papers 7554, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA).

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