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Author Nunes, Paulo A. L. D. (Paulo Augusto Lourenço Dias Nunes), 1970-

Title The contingent valuation of natural parks : assessing the warmglow propensity factor / Paulo A.L.D. Nunes
Published Cheltenham, UK ; Northampton, MA : Edward Elgar, 2002


Location Call no. Vol. Availability
 W'PONDS  333.332 Nun/Cvo  AVAILABLE
Description xxii, 258 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Series New horizons in environmental economics
New horizons in environmental economics.
Contents Pt. I. Economic Valuation, Warmglow and Preference Modelling -- 1. Values, Valuation Methods and Contingent Valuation: An Overview -- 2. Evaluating CV Measurement Validity: Separating the Light from the Heat -- 3. Modelling Consumer Preferences -- Pt. II. Survey Design and Implementation -- 4. Preliminary Design Research -- 5. Structure of the Final Survey Instrument -- 6. Survey Execution -- Pt. III. Analysis of the Survey Results -- 7. Descriptive Analysis of the Survey Responses -- 8. Non-parametric Testing Procedures of the Stated WTP Responses -- 9. A Univariate Estimation of the Stated WTP Responses -- 10. Operationalization of Consumer Motivations -- 11. The Valuation Function -- 12. Conclusions -- Pt. IV. Appendices and Bibliography -- A. Derivation of Comparative Static Results -- B. Comprehension Index -- C. The Survey Instrument: Questionnaire and Visual Aid -- D. Public Opinion With Respect to Government Policy Issues
E. Information Context: Multivariate Regression Analysis -- F. Factor Analysis -- G. Warmglow Payment Vehicle Cross Effect: Estimation Results
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 239-250) and index
Subject Contingent valuation.
Parks -- Economic aspects.
LC no. 2002018856
ISBN 1840649453