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Title: Economic Evaluation of Inland Fisheries Module B: Indirect Economic Values Associated with Fisheries
Author: J Spurgeon
Author: G Colarullo
Author: A F Radford
Author: D Tingley
Author: Environment Agency
Document Type: Monograph
Annotation: Environment Agency Project ID:EAPRJOUT_1210, Representation ID: 385, Object ID: 2427
Abstract:
1 1 1.1 1.2 1.3 BACKGROUND........................................................................................................5 Introduction ................................................................................................................5 Objectives...................................................................................................................6 Content of Report .......................................................................................................7 2 2.1 2.2 2.3 2.4 2.5 2.6 METHODOLOGY .....................................................................................................8 Literature Review .......................................................................................................8 Case Studies ...............................................................................................................8 National Anglers Survey........................................................................................... 10 General Public Survey .............................................................................................. 11 The Economic Model................................................................................................ 13 Social Benefits and Local Economy Benefits............................................................ 13 3 3.1 3.2 3.3 LITERATURE REVIEW ......................................................................................... 14 Introduction .............................................................................................................. 14 Economic Value/CBA .............................................................................................. 15 Impact Studies .......................................................................................................... 29 4 4.1 4.2 4.3 CASE STUDIES ...................................................................................................... 37 Introduction .............................................................................................................. 37 Results...................................................................................................................... 37 Issues for the National Surveys ................................................................................. 39 5 5.1 5.2 5.3 5.4 5.5 NATIONAL ANGLER SURVEY ............................................................................ 41 General Fishing Activity........................................................................................... 41 Fishing at their Regular Site...................................................................................... 49 Valuation of Consumeras Surplus ............................................................................. 56 The Validity and Reliability Analysis ....................................................................... 60 Socio-economic Characteristics Analysis.................................................................. 66 6 6.1 6.2 6.3 6.4 6.5 6.6 6.7 GENERAL PUBLIC SURVEY ................................................................................ 68 General Attitudes...................................................................................................... 68 Scenario 1- Value of Fish in Nearest Waterbody....................................................... 71 Willingness to Pay for Scenario 1 ............................................................................. 77 Validity and reliability analysis for Scenario 1.......................................................... 81 Scenario 2 - Value of Salmon in the River Wye ........................................................ 85 Validity and reliability analysis for Scenario 2.......................................................... 90 Socio-economic Characteristics Analysis.................................................................. 92 R and D PROJECT RECORD W2-039/PR2 ii 7 7.1 7.2 7.3 7.4 7.5 7.6 7.7 THE ECONOMIC MODELS ................................................................................... 97 Coarse Angler Consumersa Surplus .......................................................................... 97 Game Angler Consumersa Surplus ............................................................................ 98 Problems with Angler consumersa Surplus Models ................................................... 98 Angler Contribution to Local Economy .................................................................... 99 General Public Values for Fish in their Nearest Waterbody....................................... 99 Problems with the General Public Values................................................................ 101 General Public Values for the River Wye Salmon Population ................................. 101 8 8.1 8.2 8.3 8.4 8.5 8.6 CONCLUSIONS .................................................................................................... 103 Angler Consumersa Surplus .................................................................................... 103 Angler Expenditure................................................................................................. 103 General Public Values of Local Waterbodies .......................................................... 104 General Public Values of the River Wye Fishery .................................................... 104 General................................................................................................................... 104 Recommendations .................................................................................................. 105 APPENDICES Appendix A a Angler Survey CATI Questionnaire Appendix B a General Public Face-to-Face Questionnaire Appendix C a References Appendix D a STATA results R and D PROJECT RECORD W2-039/PR2 iii FIGURES Section 2 Figure 2-1 Environment Agency Regions and Location of Case Studies Section 5 Figure 5-1 Type of Fishing Undertaken (Question 1) Figure 5-2 Type of Water Body Usually Fished (Question 2) Figure 5-3 Type of Fishery Used (Question 4) Figure 5-4 Reasons for Fishing Enjoyment: Coarse (Question 7a) Figure 5-5 Reasons for Fishing Enjoyment: Game (Question 7sa) Figure 5-6 Quality of Fishery at the Regular Site: Coarse (Question 10) Figure 5-7 Quality of Fishery at the Regular Site: Salmon and Trout (Question 10) Figure 5-8 Perceived Water Quality at the Regular Site: Coarse (Question 11) Figure 5-9 Water Quality at the Regular Site: Salmon and Trout (Question 11) Figure 5-10 Substitute Sites to the Regular Angling Site: Coarse (Question 12b) Figure 5-11 Substitute Sites to the Regular Angling Site: Game (Question 12b) Figure 5-12 Value for Money from Fishing at the Regular Site: Coarse (Question 15) Figure 5-13 Value for Money from Fishing at the Regular Site: Game (Question 15) Section 6 Figure 6-1 Importance of Different Environmental Sites (Question 2) Figure 6-2 Importance of Water Related Environmental Features (Question 3) Figure 6-3 Frequency of Undertaking Water Related Activities (Question 4) Figure 6-4 Number of Substitute Sites to Nearest Waterbody (Question 6b) Figure 6-5 Perceived Water Quality at the Reference Site (Question 11) Figure 6-6 Benefit Motivations (Question 17) Figure 6-7 Selection of Payment Methods (Question 19b) Figure 6-8 Distribution of the WTP Bids (Question 21) Figure 6-9 Benefit Motivations (Question 27) Figure 6-10 Preferred Payment Method (Question 28b) R and D PROJECT RECORD W2-039/PR2 iv
Publisher: Environment Agency
Subject Keywords: Fishing; Bequest value; Contingent value; Consumers' surplus; Economic value; Existence valus; Option value; Non-use value; Recreational; Travel cost method
Extent: 174
Permalink: http://www.environmentdata.org/archive/ealit:4614
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