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  • A choice experiment versus a contingent valuation approach to agri-environmental policy valuation 

    Hynes, Stephen; Campbell, Danny; Howley, Peter (National University of Ireland, Galway, 2011-07)
    The non-market value accruing from an agri-environmental scheme can be examined by assessing the public's willingness to pay for the policy outputs as a whole or by modelling the preferences of society for the component ...
  • Measuring public preferences for the conservation of the traditional farm landscape 

    Howley, Peter; Hynes, Stephen; O'Donoghue, Cathal (National University of Ireland, Galway, 2011-07)
    This paper explores individuals' attitudes towards the traditional farm landscape. Results from a Generalised Tobit Interval model of willingness to pay for traditional farm landscape protection suggest that individuals ...
  • 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 ...
  • The spatial relationship between economic activity and river water quality 

    O'Donoghue, Cathal; Howley, Peter; Hynes, Stephen; Fealy, Réamonn; Chyzheuskaya, Aksana; Green, Stuart; Meredith, David; Morrissey, Karyn (National University of Ireland, Galway, 2010-12)
    This paper, using Ireland as a case study, examines the relationship between economic activities and river water quality. The stipulation from the EU water framework directive (WFD) that all surface waters in the EU must ...