Estimates of the option values for water quality improvements

V. Kerry Smith, William H. Desvousges, Ann Fisher

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This paper presents estimates of the option values associated with increased oppurtunities for outdoor recreation resulting from improved water quality. The estimates are based on a 1981 survey of 301 households in the Pennsylvania Monongahela River Basin.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)81-86
Number of pages6
JournalEconomics Letters
Issue number1
StatePublished - 1983

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Finance
  • Economics and Econometrics


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