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Valuing Cultural Heritage

Edited by Stale Navrud () and Richard Ready

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Abstract: What value do we place on our cultural heritage, and to what extent should we preserve historic and culturally important sites and artefacts from the ravages of weather, pollution, development and use by the general public? This innovative book attempts to answer these important questions by exploring how non-market valuation techniques – used extensively in environmental economics – can be applied to cultural heritage. The book includes twelve comprehensive case studies that estimate public values for a diverse set of cultural goods, including English cathedrals, Bulgarian monasteries, rock paintings in Canada, statues in the US, and a medieval city in Africa.

Keywords: Environment; Politics and Public Policy (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Date: 2002
ISBN: 9781840640793
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Chapters in this book:

Ch 1 Why Value Cultural Heritage? Downloads
Richard Ready and Stale Navrud
Ch 2 Methods for Valuing Cultural Heritage Downloads
Richard Ready and Stale Navrud
Ch 3 Social Costs and Benefits of Preserving and Restoring the Nidaros Cathedral Downloads
Stale Navrud and Jon Strand
Ch 4 Northumbria: Castles, Cathedrals and Towns Downloads
Guy Garrod and Kenneth G. Willis
Ch 5 Valuing the Impacts of Air Pollution on Lincoln Cathedral Downloads
Marilena Pollicino and David Maddison
Ch 6 Preserving Cultural Heritage in Transition Economies: A Contingent Valuation Study of Bulgarian Monasteries Downloads
Susana Mourato, Andreas Kontoleon and Alexi Danchev
Ch 7 Valuing Different Road Options for Stonehenge Downloads
David Maddisson and Susana Mourato
Ch 8 The Contribution of Aboriginal Rock Paintings to Wilderness Recreation Values in North America Downloads
Peter Boxall, Jeffrey Englin and Wiktor Adamowicz
Ch 9 Economic Benefits to Foreigners Visiting Morocco Accruing from the Rehabilitation of the Fes Medina Downloads
Richard Carson, Robert C. Mitchell and Michael B. Conaway
Ch 10 Component and Temporal Value Reliability in Cultural Goods: The Case of Roman Imperial Remains Near Naples Downloads
Patrizia Riganti and Kenneth G. Willis
Ch 11 Valuing Reduced Acid Deposition Injuries to Cultural Resources: Marble Monuments in Washington, DC Downloads
Edward Morey, Kathleen Greer Rossmann and Lauraine G. Chestnut
Ch 12 Valuing Cultural Services in Italian Museums: A Contingent Valuation Study Downloads
Marina Bravi, Riccardo Scarpa and Gemma Sirchia
Ch 13 A Contingent Valuation Study of the Royal Theatre in Copenhagen Downloads
Trine Bille
Ch 14 Individual Preferences and Allocation Mechanisms for a Cultural Public Good: ‘Napoli Musei Aperti' Downloads
Walter Santagata and Giovanni Signorello
Ch 15 Review of Existing Studies, Their Policy Use and Future Research Needs Downloads
David Pearce, Susana Mourato and Stale Navrud

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