An Example of Economic Valuation Using a Stated Preference Technique: An Application to Dive Tourism in Bonaire
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This presentation was commissioned by the Environment Network of the Regional Policy Dialogue for the III Hemispheric Meeting celebrated on March 9th and 10th, 2004. Purpose: Value changes in the coral reef environment to scuba divers in the Bonaire Marine Park. Method of Analysis: Willingness-to-Pay (conjoint) mail survey of divers having purchased a tag in the past year. Application: Damage assessment, sustainable financing, and benefit-cost analysis.