Using stated preference methods to evaluate the impact of water on health: the case of metropolitan Cairo
No 113, Working Papers in Economics from University of Gothenburg, Department of Economics
This paper analysis the impact of better water quality on health improvements using two stated preference methods: choice experiments and the contingent valuation method. These methods were administered to a random sample of 1500 households living in metropolitan Cairo, Egypt. The results indicate that households living in Metropolitan Cairo have a positive but rather small willingness to pay for reducing health risks owing to water quality.
Keywords: Choice experiment; Contingent Valuation Method; Health; Water (search for similar items in EconPapers)
JEL-codes: C25 I10 Q25 (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Pages: 30 pages
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