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  • Personal versus societal preferences in contingent valuation assessments 

    Howley, Peter; Hynes, Stephen; O'Donoghue, Cathal (National University of Ireland, Galway, 2010-12)
    Contingent valuation has been used extensively in estimating the value of environmental goods. One criticism of this approach, however, is that respondents in referendum-style contingent valuation surveys may express ...
  • Preferences and Multiple Use Forest Management 

    Van Rensburg, Thomas M. (National University of Ireland, Galway, 2004)
    This paper offers evidence relevant to the debate regarding the use of stated willingnessto- pay as a guide to public preferences about environmental management, and the possibility that individuals have distinct preferences ...
  • Willingness-To-Pay and Consumer Versus Citizen Values: Evidence from Ireland 

    van Rensburg, Thomas M.; Dooley, Conor (National University of Ireland, Galway, 2007)
    Environmental decision-making compares market and non-market outputs, often in terms of willingness to pay. In addition to personal, private `consumer¿ preferences, individuals may adopt a citizen perspective, judging ...