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Estimation of nonmarket benefits of agricultural land retention in Eastern CanadaAuthor(s): J. Michael Bowker; D.D. Didychuk
Source: Agricultural and Resource Economics Review: 218-225
Publication Series: Miscellaneous Publication
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DescriptionWe assess the nonmarket value for retention of farmland in the Moneton area of New Brunswick. We examine a number of factors explaining household external values for farmland preservation and expand on previous work by Beasley et al., Bergstrom et al., and Halstead. Our findings indicate that the marginal external benefit of preserving farmland in general in this region is small compared to the market price and that spatial embedding is not automatic in contingent valuation studies.
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CitationBowker, J. Michael; Didychuk, D.D. 1994. Estimation of nonmarket benefits of agricultural land retention in Eastern Canada. Agricultural and Resource Economics Review: 218-225
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