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Recreation Demand Using Physical Measures of Water Quality
CARD Working Papers
  • Kevin J. Egan, Iowa State University
  • Joseph A. Herriges, Iowa State University
  • Catherine L. Kling, Iowa State University
  • John A. Downing, Iowa State University
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Series Number
04-WP 372
This paper incorporates a rich set of physical water quality attributes, as well as site and household characteristics, into a model of recreational lake usage in Iowa. Our analysis shows individuals are responsive to physical water quality measures. Willingness-to-pay estimates are reported based on improvements in these measures.
Citation Information
Kevin J. Egan, Joseph A. Herriges, Catherine L. Kling and John A. Downing. "Recreation Demand Using Physical Measures of Water Quality" (2004)
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