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European and Non-European studies which use stated preference approach to uncover the society's willingness to pay (WTP) for … landscape. Our calculations show that, the per hectare WTP in EU varies between 89 and 169 €/ha with an average value of 142 …
There are many reasons that the losses caused by extreme weather events are escalating year by year in Hungary. They include Hungary's geographical characteristics, climate change, river regulation and the expansion of cultivated land. Changes in land use have hugely damaged natural capital,...
Benefit transfer has been an important, practical policy tool appealing to government agencies, especially when time or budget is constrained. However, the existing literature fails to support convergent validity of benefit transfer using the stated-preference method. This empirical study...
Benefit transfer entails using estimates of non-market values derived at one site as approximations to benefits at other sites. The method finds favour because it can be applied quickly and cheaply, however the validity of benefit transfer is frequently questioned. Published studies generally...
How the valuation of environmental goods is related to income is a key question for economics, but the role of income inequality is often neglected. We study how income inequality affects the international transfer of the estimated value of environmental goods from a study to a policy site - a...
We investigate the reliability of transferring benefit estimates of forest recreation obtained from discrete choice CV data and conditional on forest-specific attributes. The transfer reliability is checked against the forest-specific estimates of mean and median willingness to pay. We report...
Walking tracks with provision for overnight stays exist in many countries. They are a tourism drawcard and some (e.g. the Milford Track in New Zealand) have icon status. In Australia, long-distance tracks exist in most states but had not until recently been developed in north Queensland. The...
Diese Doktorarbeit bewertet und analysiert den Wert der Wälder als Erholungsgebiete (Walderholung) in Europa und berücksichtigt dabei Aspekte von Raum und Zeit für die Bewertung bestehender und neuer Wälder. Die Analyse der Werte, die der Walderholung in Europa beigemessen werden, wird...