The Economics of Non-Market Goods and Resources

Environmental Value Transfer: Issues and Methods

Editors: Navrud, Ståle, Ready, Richard (Eds.)

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The transfer of environmental values in time and space has increased rapidly with the widespread use of cost benefit analysis in project evaluation and regulatory assessments over the last three decades. The purpose of this volume is to take a snapshot of the research that is ongoing in the area of value transfer (benefit transfer). It includes papers by some of the most influential authors in the area, and covers the latest developments in the field. It will be useful for academics conducting research in this area and for practitioners in government agencies and ministries, as well as consulting firms.

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"This book provides ample evidence assessing the reliability of the benefit transfer method for different environmental improvements. … it gives the reader a thorough exposition of the ongoing research in the area of value transfer. For readers interested in different case studies assessing the accuracy of the benefit transfer methods, this book is most definitely recommended as it deals with some well-performed case studies using current state-of-the-art procedures from the benefit transfer literature." (Mitesh Kataria, European Review of Agricultural Economics, Vol. 35 (2), 2008)


Table of contents (3 chapters)

  • Review of Methods for Value Transfer

    S. Navrud, R. Ready

    Pages 1-10

  • Transferring Landscape Values: How And How Accurately?

    J. M. L. Santos

    Pages 45-75

  • Can use and Non-use Values Be Transferred Across Countries?

    D. KristÒFersson, S. Navrud

    Pages 207-225

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Environmental Value Transfer: Issues and Methods
Editors
  • Ståle Navrud
  • Richard Ready
Series Title
The Economics of Non-Market Goods and Resources
Series Volume
9
Copyright
2007
Publisher
Springer Netherlands
Copyright Holder
Springer Science+Business Media B.V.
eBook ISBN
978-1-4020-5405-1
DOI
10.1007/1-4020-5405-X
Hardcover ISBN
978-1-4020-4081-8
Softcover ISBN
978-90-481-7035-7
Series ISSN
1571-487X
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
X, 292
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