The objective of this research was to examine some incentive and informational properties of contingent valuation surveys and provide some suggestions in survey design. The contingent valuation method uses survey questions to elicit individuals' preferences for nonmarket goods. The essential task of a contingent valuation exercise is to design a questionnaire which elicits respondents' preference for the good being valued.Values in the final column near either 1 or 0 indicate a high likelihood of difference from zero, the former in the positive ... Age and college education also appear to influence the likelihood that respondents view the survey as consequential.
|Title||:||Three Essays on Contingent Valuation Method|
|Publisher||:||ProQuest - 2008|