Asymmetries in the valuation of risk and the siting of hazardous waste disposal facilities.

V. K. Smith, W. H. Desvousges

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

11 Citations (Scopus)

Abstract

Based on a contingent valuation survey of households in suburban Boston, we found that respondents bid significantly more to reduce risk than they indicated they were willing to pay to avoid an equivalent risk increase.-from Authors

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)291-294
Number of pages4
JournalAmerican Economic Review
Volume76
Issue number2
StatePublished - 1986
Externally publishedYes

Fingerprint

Waste disposal
Asymmetry
Hazardous waste
Contingent valuation
Household
Bid

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Economics and Econometrics

Cite this

Asymmetries in the valuation of risk and the siting of hazardous waste disposal facilities. / Smith, V. K.; Desvousges, W. H.

In: American Economic Review, Vol. 76, No. 2, 1986, p. 291-294.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Smith, V. K. ; Desvousges, W. H. / Asymmetries in the valuation of risk and the siting of hazardous waste disposal facilities. In: American Economic Review. 1986 ; Vol. 76, No. 2. pp. 291-294.
@article{2d6a4e4bc83941878b5a847390039dd4,
title = "Asymmetries in the valuation of risk and the siting of hazardous waste disposal facilities.",
abstract = "Based on a contingent valuation survey of households in suburban Boston, we found that respondents bid significantly more to reduce risk than they indicated they were willing to pay to avoid an equivalent risk increase.-from Authors",
author = "Smith, {V. K.} and Desvousges, {W. H.}",
year = "1986",
language = "English (US)",
volume = "76",
pages = "291--294",
journal = "American Economic Review",
issn = "0002-8282",
publisher = "American Economic Association",
number = "2",

}

TY - JOUR

T1 - Asymmetries in the valuation of risk and the siting of hazardous waste disposal facilities.

AU - Smith, V. K.

AU - Desvousges, W. H.

PY - 1986

Y1 - 1986

N2 - Based on a contingent valuation survey of households in suburban Boston, we found that respondents bid significantly more to reduce risk than they indicated they were willing to pay to avoid an equivalent risk increase.-from Authors

AB - Based on a contingent valuation survey of households in suburban Boston, we found that respondents bid significantly more to reduce risk than they indicated they were willing to pay to avoid an equivalent risk increase.-from Authors

UR - http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?scp=0022840072&partnerID=8YFLogxK

UR - http://www.scopus.com/inward/citedby.url?scp=0022840072&partnerID=8YFLogxK

M3 - Article

AN - SCOPUS:0022840072

VL - 76

SP - 291

EP - 294

JO - American Economic Review

JF - American Economic Review

SN - 0002-8282

IS - 2

ER -