Information and effort in contingent valuation surveys: application to global climate change using national internet samples ☆

@article{Berrens2004InformationAE,
  title={Information and effort in contingent valuation surveys: application to global climate change using national internet samples ☆},
  author={R. P. Berrens and A. Bohara and H. Jenkins-Smith and C. Silva and D. Weimer},
  journal={Journal of Environmental Economics and Management},
  year={2004},
  volume={47},
  pages={331-363}
}
  • R. P. Berrens, A. Bohara, +2 authors D. Weimer
  • Published 2004
  • Economics
  • Journal of Environmental Economics and Management
  • This contingent valuation study investigates the issues of information access and respondent effort, and is based on a series of national Internet samples. The focus is on a split-sample treatment, Basic Information (BI) versus Enhanced Information (EI). In the latter, significantly expanded information is provided about global climate change and the Kyoto Protocol. Using a referendum format, we compare the treatment effect (BI versus EI) on willingness to pay (WTP). We develop measures of… CONTINUE READING
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