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- 18Adamowicz, Wiktor
- 18Boxall, Peter C.
- 3Louviere, Jordan J.
- 3Williams, Michael
- 2Haener, Michael
- 2Morton, Karen
- 5Canada, Saskatchewan
- 4Contingent valuation
- 3Canada, Alberta
- 3Random utility models
- 3Recreational hunting
- 18Resource Economics and Environmental Sociology, Department of
- 12Resource Economics and Environmental Sociology, Department of/Project Reports (Resource Economics & Environmental Sociology)
- 6Resource Economics and Environmental Sociology, Department of/Staff Papers (Resource Economics & Environmental Sociology)
Contingent valuation (CV) has been employed by economists for approximately 30 years to value changes in natural resources and environments. Estimating the value of resource improvements or damages is analogous to the problem in marketing research of estimating the demand for new products or...
Maintaining the abundance of wildlife and the preservation of endangered species are serious concerns to the people of Saskatchewan. In the 1991 survey \"Importance of Wildlife to Canadians\" over 80% of Saskatchewan respondents stated that these two issues are important. This same survey also...
This study was undertaken to provide some of the social values for the non-timber component of the Millar Western-NorSask Forest Management License Agreement. This study estimates the changes in the value of a recreational hunting experience as one, or a combination of several, of the following...
Assessing Impacts of Environmental Change on Aboriginal People: An Economic Examination of Subsistence Resource Use and ValueDownload
The report describes the research design, data collection and preliminary analysis of an economic assessment on non-timber resource use by Aboriginal People in Northwest Saskatchewan. The project is designed to develop methods of valuing resource use by Aboriginal People so that these values can...
Funding for the protection of the environment has traditionally come from general tax revenues. Fish and wildlife habitat enhancement and endangered species protection are prominent examples of this phenomenon. In the past few years, however, several aspects of this situation have changed. First,...
The purpose of this study was to identify the values Saskatchewan residents place on their Woodland Caribou conservation programs. Using contingent valuation methods, individual values for maintaining caribou numbers within Millar Western-NorSask Forest Management Licence agreement area were...
The Incorporation of Nontimber Goods and Services in Integrated Resource Management. I. An Introduction to the Alberta Moose Hunting Study Interim Project ReportDownload
Although participation in recreational hunting has been declining in Alberta throughout the mid 1980s and early 1990s, participation in moose hunting appears to have remained stable until about 1990 (Figure 1). The reasons for this comparative stability and the recent decline in participation are...
Stated Preference Approaches for Measuring Passive Use Values: Choice Experiments versus Contingent ValuationDownload
The measurement of passive use values has become an important element of environmental economics over the past decade. Damage assessment cases in the U.S. and Canada have prompted considerable research activity in this area, yet the topic is quite controversial and debate over the theory and...
This paper develops a theory of interdependent utility functions in examining congestion in recreation demand equilibria. The notion is examined empirically through the development of congestion forecasting functions which individuals use to sort themselves among a set of recreation sites. These...
A Socio-Economic Evaluation of Recreational Whitetail Deer and Moose Hunting in Northwestern SaskatchewanDownload
Hunting is an important recreational activity in Saskatchewan. Saskatchewan Environment and Resource Management estimates there were approximately 102 028 big game hunting licenses purchased for the 1992/93 hunting season, with over 95 612 participants. The big game species include Whitetail...