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Contingent valuation methodology (CVM) has been increasingly applied to cultural resources. CVM employs survey methods to gather stated preference information, which can be used to estimate economic values of various cultural resources and projects. Although popular in other fields, the application of CVM in the cultural arena is relatively recent. This(More)
Green building adoption is driven by both performance-based benefits and marketing based benefits. Performance based benefits are those that improve performance or lower operating costs of the building or of building users. Marketing benefits stem from the consumer response to green certification. This study illustrates the relative importance of the(More)
  • Abdul-Akeem Ademola Sadiq, Sadiq, William L Waugh, Robert B Olshansky, Ronald G Cummings, Christopher M Weible +1 other
  • 2015
To my parents, Alhaji R. O. Sadiq and Alhaja B. A. Sadiq for emphasizing the importance of good education. iv ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS My deep appreciation goes to my dissertation chair, Dr. Waugh, and other members of my dissertation committee-Drs. Cummings, Noonan, Olshansky, and Weible-for making this dissertation a success. Dr. Bateman, my colleagues (Public(More)
  • Rayna L Stoycheva, Katherine G Willoughby, Douglas S Noonan, Carter A Doyle, David L Sjoquist, W Bartley Hildreth +4 others
  • 2015
This dissertation is dedicated to my mother. iv ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS This dissertation would not have been possible without the guidance and input provided by my dissertation committee. I would like to thank my advisor, Dr. Katherine Willoughby, for agreeing to work with me on this topic, and for her input and support throughout the process. Dr. David Sjoquist(More)
This project is a product of the National Research Initiative, an AEI program that is designed to support, publish, and disseminate research by university‐based scholars and other independent researchers who are engaged in the exploration of important public policy issues. Abstract Recent years have seen a rise in information-based environmental policies.(More)
A quasi-experimental evaluation is employed to assess the compliance behavior of high emitters in response to AtlantaÕs Inspection and Maintenance program between 1997 and 2001 and to predict the impact of compliance behavior on vehicular tailpipe emissions of ozone precursors, such as carbon monoxide, hydrocarbons and nitrogen oxide. Remote sensing data of(More)
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