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- 23Adamowicz, Wiktor
- 12Boxall, Peter C.
- 5Veeman, Michele M.
- 3Phillips, William E.
- 2Dosman, Donna
- 2Morton, Karen
Public concern regarding food safety has emerged as a major policy issue. Chemicals and biotechnological processes are perceived as risks of food safety despite their contribution to an efficient, low cost agriculture and food industry. Increases in uses of biotechnological processes for foods...
The effective management of water resources in Alberta is crucial to sustainable agriculture, industrial development, and environmental management. The historical water allocation mechanism, administration apportionment, has been viewed in recent years as ineffective and cumbersome. Accordingly,...
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...
Combining Stated and Revealed Preference Data to Construct an Empirical Examination of Intrahousehold BargainingDownload
The behavior of households has traditionally been explained by assuming that a single decision maker maximizes utility over all members of the household subject to a budget constraint. This unitary model of household behavior has been questioned and compared to models that assume that household...
A Net Present Value Model of Natural Gas Exploitation in Northern Alberta: An Analysis of Land Values in Woodland Caribou RangesDownload
This report was prepared for the purpose of providing background documentation of inputs to be used in mathematical programming models and papers, which are being prepared for our research project: Ecological and economic tradeoff analysis of conservation strategies for woodland caribou. The...
The Economic Value of Wildlife in Alberta: A Database and Analysis of Benefit and Expenditure EstimatesDownload
The \"Wildlife Valuation Database\" is composed of 53 individual studies, providing 181 wildlife and reacreation benefit estimates. The database can be run on an IBM computer with Microsoft Windows 3.1. The format of the database is in the following form; (a) ID number, (b) focus of study (for...
Measuring Forest Resource Values: An Assessment of Choice Experiments and Preference Construction Methods as Public Involvement ToolsDownload
Human values arising from forests include market and non-market values. Timber values and values of non-timber forest products traded in markets (berries, wild rice, etc.) are considered market values. Among non-market values are recreation values and values associated with wildlife harvesting by...
An Economic Analysis of Recreational Fishing and Environmental Quality Changes in the Upper Oldman River BasinDownload
A Discrete Choice Travel Cost model, based on data collected from a survey of recreational anglers, was used to estimate changes in recreational fishing benefits in the Upper Oldman River region of Alberta resulting from the construction of a dam. The results show that this model is useful for...
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...
This report summarizes a series of projects undertaken by staff and students in the Department of Rural Economy which examine various socio-economic aspects of chronic wasting disease and its effect on a range of stakeholders in Alberta. The four projects included exploring impacts on the cervid...