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dc.contributor.authorBush, Glenn-
dc.contributor.authorHanley, Nicholas-
dc.contributor.authorMoro, Mirko-
dc.contributor.authorRondeau, Daniel-
dc.date.accessioned2016-12-30T03:06:03Z-
dc.date.available2016-12-30T03:06:03Z-
dc.date.issued2012-06-
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/1893/8949-
dc.description.abstractProtected areas are employed world-wide as a means of conserving biodiversity. Unfortunately, restricting access to such areas imposes opportunity costs on local people who have traditionally relied on access to obtain resources such as fuelwood and bushmeat. We use contingent valuation to estimate the local benefits forgone from loss of access to a number of protected area types in Uganda. Methodologically, we innovate by implementing a "provision point" mechanism to estimate Willingness to Accept compensation (WTA) for loss of access to protected areas. We show that the provision point reduces mean WTA by a significant degree.en_UK
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dc.publisherStirling Management School-
dc.relationBush G, Hanley N, Moro M & Rondeau D (2012) Measuring the Local Opportunity Costs of Conservation: A Provision Point Mechanism for Willingness-to-Accept. Stirling Economics Discussion Paper, 2012-14. Stirling Management School.-
dc.relation.ispartofseriesStirling Economics Discussion Paper, 2012-14-
dc.subjectConservation costsen_UK
dc.subjectProtected areasen_UK
dc.subjectUgandaen_UK
dc.subjectWillingness to accepten_UK
dc.subjectProvision point mechanismen_UK
dc.subjectWTAen_UK
dc.titleMeasuring the Local Opportunity Costs of Conservation: A Provision Point Mechanism for Willingness-to-Accepten_UK
dc.typeWorking or Discussion Paperen_UK
dc.citation.publicationstatusUnpublished-
dc.citation.peerreviewedUnrefereed-
dc.type.statusAuthor Version-
dc.author.emailn.d.hanley@stir.ac.uk-
dc.citation.date06/2012-
dc.subject.jelQ20-
dc.subject.jelQ30-
dc.subject.jelQ57-
dc.subject.jelH41-
dc.contributor.affiliationUniversity of Stirling-
dc.contributor.affiliationEconomics-
dc.contributor.affiliationEconomics-
dc.contributor.affiliationUniversity of Victoria-
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