A comparison of direct and indirect methods for estimating environmental benefits.

V. K. Smith, W. H. Desvousges, A. Fisher

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Abstract

Reports the results of a detailed comparison of the estimated recreational benefits associated with water quality improvements using one member of each class. The findings indicate that analyst judgment played an important role in the development of both methods. -Authors

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)280-290
Number of pages11
JournalAmerican Journal of Agricultural Economics
Volume68
Issue number2
StatePublished - 1986
Externally publishedYes

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A comparison of direct and indirect methods for estimating environmental benefits. / Smith, V. K.; Desvousges, W. H.; Fisher, A.

In: American Journal of Agricultural Economics, Vol. 68, No. 2, 1986, p. 280-290.

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Smith, V. K. ; Desvousges, W. H. ; Fisher, A. / A comparison of direct and indirect methods for estimating environmental benefits. In: American Journal of Agricultural Economics. 1986 ; Vol. 68, No. 2. pp. 280-290.
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