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Choice modelling approaches: a superior alternative for environmental valuation?
In this paper, we examine some popular "choice modelling" approaches to environmental valuation, which can be considered as alternatives to more familiar valuation techniques based on stated… Expand
Using Choice Experiments to Value the Environment
This paper we outline the “choice experiment” approach to environmental valuation. This approach has its roots in Lancaster's characteristics theory of value, in random utility theory and in… Expand
Valuing the diversity of biodiversity
Policy makers have responded to concerns over declining levels of biodiversity by introducing a range of policy measures including agri-environment and wildlife management schemes. Costs for such… Expand
Valuing the attributes of renewable energy investments
Increasing the proportion of power derived from renewable energy sources is becoming an increasingly important part of many countries's strategies to achieve reductions in greenhouse gas emissions.… Expand
Modelling Recreation Demand Using Choice Experiments: Climbing in Scotland
This paper is concerned with the use of thechoice experiment method for modelling thedemand for recreation, using the example ofrock-climbing in Scotland. We begin byoutlining the method itself,… Expand
Multiple Job Holding as a 'Hedge' Against Unemployment
This paper explores a possible link between job security and multiple job-holding in the United Kingdom. It is argued that an individual may hold a second job if they believe that their primary job… Expand
Contingent Valuation Versus Choice Experiments: Estimating the Benefits of Environmentally Sensitive Areas in Scotland
Following Boxall et al. (1996), Hanley et al. (1998) compare welfare measures derived from contingent valuation (CV) to those derived from choice experiment (CE). Using the same Gumbel distribution… Expand
Gold as an inflation hedge
This paper attempts to reconcile an apparent contradiction between short‐run and long‐run movements in the price of gold. The theoretical model suggests a set of conditions under which the price of… Expand
Wage Offers and Full-Time and Part-Time Employment by British Women.
Strong evidence in support of the hypothesis that women receive lower wage offers in part-time jobs than in full-time jobs is provided by estimation of wage offer functions for British women, which… Expand
Student evaluations of faculty: Concerns raised in the literature, and possible solutions.
- R. Wright
- 1 June 2006
Student evaluations of instruction have long been used to evaluate the teaching performance of instructors. However, despite the widespread use of data from student evaluations for the purpose of… Expand