Albemarle–Pamlico Sounds Revealed And Stated Preference Data

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John Whitehead Ph.D., Professor & Department Chair (Creator)
Appalachian State University (ASU )
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Abstract: In this article we describe the contingent valuation and behavior methods scenario developed in the 1995 Albemarle–Pamlico Sounds Survey. The survey elicits revealed and stated preference recreation behavior data which are used to estimate the value of water quality improvements [4,8]. The survey elicits willingness to pay data which are used to conduct a split-sample scope test [7]. The data are used to jointly estimate revealed and stated preference recreation and willingness to pay data [2,6]. The data has been, and can continue to be, used to investigate econometric speci?cation [3], bid design and other nonmarket valuation issues. The data have been used as illustrations and examples in three books that develop nonmarket valuation methods [1,5,9]. Data are supplied with this article.

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Whitehead, J. C. (2015). "Albemarle–Pamlico Sounds revealed and stated preference data." Data in Brief 3: 90-94. Publisher version of record available at:
Language: English
Date: 2015
contingent valuation, recreation behavior data, water quality, willingness to pay

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