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THE INFLUENCE OF INFORMATION ON MAIL CONTINGENT VALUATION SURVEYS

Daniel Taylor and Kurt Stephenson

No 270193, 1988 Annual Meeting, August 1-3, Knoxville, Tennessee from American Agricultural Economics Association (New Name 2008: Agricultural and Applied Economics Association)

Abstract: A mail survey consisting of four different contingent market descriptions was administered in Virginia to evaluate the effect of market description on the contingent valuation method. The market description was found to have a negative influence on response rates and on the variances of willingness to pay bids.

Keywords: Agricultural and Food Policy; Teaching/Communication/Extension/Profession (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Pages: 17
Date: 1988-08-01
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DOI: 10.22004/ag.econ.270193

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