An Example of Economic Valuation Using a Stated Preference Technique: An Application to Dive Tourism in Bonaire

Mar 2004
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.