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A Framework for Measuring the Economic Benefits of Ground Water (1995)

Paper Number: EE-0259

Document Date: 10/01/1995

Author(s):  Boyle, Kevin J.; Bergstrom, John C.; Job, Charles; Kealy, Mary Jo; Bergman, Ron; Ankrah, Rodges; Ali, Ghulum; Alsadek, Jihad; Ballard, Gary; Daub, Vivian; Dziuban, Jacolyn; Howes, Richard; Schulze, Susan

Subject Area(s): Economic Analysis,  Ground Water Quality, Benefit Analysis, Contingent Valuation, Stated Preference Methods; Costs of Avoided Damages

Keywords: Economic Analysis,  Ground Water Quality, Benefit Analysis, Contingent Valuation, Stated Preference Methods; Costs of Avoided Damages

Abstract: 

The primary goal of this 1995 report is to develop a framework for assessing the economic value of ground water that is applicable to all offices within U.S. EPA that consider the value of ground water resources when conducting Regulatory Impact Analyses.

Report available at the National Service Center for Environmental Publications.

This paper is part of the  Environmental Economics Research Inventory.

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    The primary goal of this 1995 report is to develop a framework for assessing the economic value of ground water that is applicable to all offices within U.S. EPA that consider the value of ground water resources when conducting Regulatory Impact Analyses.