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Economic Valuation of the Threat Posed by the Establishment of the Asian Tiger Mosquito in Australia

Mwebaze, Paul; Bennett, Jeff; Beebe, Nigel; Devine, Gregor; De Barro, Paul


Invasive species policy could be better informed if we understood how much people value reductions in the risks posed by these organisms. This study investigates the public’s willingness to pay (WTP) for additional measures to reduce the risk of invasion of the Australian mainland by the Asian tiger mosquito (ATM). The study contributes to the literature by applying a stated preference method to estimate the public’s WTP to reduce the risk of an ATM invasion, expressed as a change in...[Show more]

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Date published: 2018
Type: Journal article
Source: Environmental and Resource Economics
DOI: 10.1007/s10640-017-0158-z


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