The contingent valuation technique has been significantly refinedas a method of obtaining values of goods and services in situationswhere market transactions are absent and now finds widespreadapplication in the valuation of the environment, and in valuing thepreservation of animal species. Applies the technique to the valuationof more conventional government services, namely the provision by thegovernment of a range of agricultural protection services. The empiricalanalysis is based on contingent valuation surveys administered to asample of Western Australian farmers.
International Journal of Public Sector Management – Emerald Publishing
Published: Apr 1, 1992