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In conducting a cost-benefit analysis of a program to conserve an endangered species, somevalue of conservation must be estimated Because one of the types of benefit is non-use, surveymethods are employed. This paper reports on the application of two survey approaches tovaluing endangered species in Victor

. contingent valuation for Leadbeater's possum; andcontingent rating for the eastern barred bandicoot. The merits of the two approaches are evaluated and suggestions made for future work.

Keywords: Contingent valuation ; Contingent rating ; Endangered species

Subject(s): Agricultural Finance

Environmental Economics and Policy

Productivity Analysis

Issue Date: 1995-02

Publication Type: Conference Paper/ Presentation

PURL Identifier: http://purl.umn.edu/170875

Total Pages: 21

Record appears in: Australian Agricultural and Resource Economics Society (AARES) > 1995 Conference (39th), February 14-16, 1995, Perth, Australia





Author: Jakobsson, K. M. ; Kennedy, John O.S. ; Elliott, M.

Source: http://ageconsearch.umn.edu/record/170875?ln=en



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