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A comparison of responses to single and repeated discrete choice questions

McNair, Benjamin; Bennett, Jeff; Hensher, David


According to neoclassical economic theory, a stated preference elicitation format comprising a single binary choice between the status quo and one alternative is incentive compatible under certain conditions. Formats typically used in choice experiments comprising a sequence of discrete choice questions do not hold this property. In this paper, the effect on stated preferences of expanding the number of binary choice tasks per respondent from one to four is tested using a split sample...[Show more]

CollectionsANU College of Asia & the Pacific
Date published: 2010
Type: Working/Technical Paper
Source: Resource and Energy Economics
DOI: 10.1016/j.reseneeco.2010.12.003
Access Rights: Open Access


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