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The Economics of Water

             

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Interested in finding out how restoring waters can impact the economic value of that water? Then this would be a good first stop. Studies will include information on restoration efforts and economic decline in areas not restored.
 
All articles and abstracts are in pdf format
 
 
Economics of Water - Definitions of Terms

Introductory Materials

Summary of the Assessed Value of Riparian Land and Adjacent Non-Riparian Land for Lakes in Waukesha County, Wisconsin

Intermediate Material

Water Quality Affects Property Prices:
    A Case Study of Selected Maine Lakes
    by Holly J. Michael, Kevin J. Boyle, and Ropy Bouchard
The Natural Capital of the Southern Lake Michigan Coastal Zone:
   First Steps Towards an Economic Valuation 
    by Anna Cooper
Evidence of the Effects of Water Quality on Residential Land Prices 
    by Christopher G. Leggett and Nancy E. Bockstael
The Influence of Wetland Type and Wetland Proximity on Residential Property Values 
    by Cheryl R. Doss and Steven J. Taff
The Economic Value of Trinity River Water 
    by Aaron J. Douglas and Jonathan G. Taylor
Marginal Price of Lake Recreation and Aesthetics: An Hedonic Approach 
    by Dr. Brent Sohngen et. al.
Costs and Benefits of Riparian Forest Management:  A Literature Review 
    by Robert W. Paterson and Dr. Kevin J. Boyle
The Effect of Water Quality on Rural Nonfarm Residential Property Values 
    by Donald J. Epp and K. S. Al-Ani
Recreational and Aesthetic Value of Water Using Hedonic Price Analysis 
    by Notie H. Lansford Jr. and Lonnie L. Jones
Lakeshore Property Values and Water Quality: Evidence From Property Sales in the Mississippi Headwaters Region 
    by Charles Krysel, Elizabeth Marsh Boyer, Dr. Charles Parson, and Dr. Patrick Welle
Environmental and Economic Costs Associated with Non-Indigenous Species in the United States 
    by David Pimentel, Lori Lach, Rodolfo Zuniga, and Doug Morrison
The Pricing of Lake Lots 
    by Peter F. Colwell and Carolyn A. Dehring
Okoboji Experiment: Comparing Non-market Valuation Techniques in an Unusually Well-defined Market for Water Quality 
    by Ralph C. d'Arge and Jason F. Shogren
Economics of Shoreland Protection
Selected Aspects of Lake Economics

Advanced Material

Estimating the Demand for Protecting Freshwater Lakes from Eutrophication
    by Kevin J. Boyle, P. Joan Poor, and Laura O. Taylor
Valuation of Lake Resources Through Hedonic Pricing 
    by Kevin J. Boyle, P. Joan Poor, and Laura O. Taylor

Web Resources

The Economics of Lakes - Dollars and $ense
Lake Water Quality Affects Property Values
North Temperate Lakes' Study Ties Lakefront Property Values to Water Clarity
Lakeshore Property Values and Water Quality: Evidence From Property Sales in the Mississippi Headwaters Region

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