Environmental Resource Valuation

Applications of the Contingent Valuation Method in Italy

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ISBN: 978-1-4613-7630-9 (Print) 978-1-4615-5741-8 (Online)

Table of contents (14 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xi

  2. Introduction to CVM in Italy

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 1-1

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      Pages 3-10

      Introduction

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      Pages 11-44

      A Review of CVM Environmental Applications in Italy

  3. Conceptual Issues

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 45-45

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      Pages 47-71

      Total Economic Value and Evaluation Techniques

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      Pages 73-94

      Cognitive Representations of Total Value in a CVM Framework: A Critical Review of the Literature

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      Pages 95-108

      Paternalism vs. Consumer Sovereignty in the Economic Appraisal of Non-Market Goods

  4. Wildlife Applications

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 109-109

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      Pages 111-138

      The Economic Value of Wildlife (Game and Non-Game): Two CVM Case Studies from North-Eastern Italy

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      Pages 139-154

      The Economic Value of Hunting in Florence Province

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      Pages 155-172

      The Economic Value of Hunting Activity: A CVM Study at Tonezza Del Cimone (Vicenza) Alpine Preserve

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      Pages 173-191

      Valuing Birdwatching in a Mediterranean Wetland

  5. Other Applications

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 193-193

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      Pages 195-212

      Individual WTPs for Reductions in Cancer Death Risks

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      Pages 213-232

      The Economic Value of Rural Landscape: An Application to the Area Between Isonzo and Tagliamento Rivers (Friuli-Venezia Giulia)

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      Pages 233-244

      Kernel vs. Logit Modeling of Single Bounded CV Responses: Valuing Access to Architectural and Visual Arts Heritage in Italy

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      Pages 245-259

      Categorical Nesting and Information Effects on WTP Estimates for the Conservation of Cultural Heritage in Campi Flegrei

  6. Current Status and Outlook

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 261-261

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      Pages 263-278

      Reflections on Validity and the Italian Experience with Contingent Valuation

  7. Back Matter

    Pages 279-286