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- Boyle, K.J., et al. Show all 3 Authors
- Journal of the American Water Resources Association 2006 v.42 no.5 pp. 1237-1245
- arsenic; drinking water; water pollution; wells; pollution control; water treatment; methodology; bottled water; osmosis; osmotic treatment; aluminum oxide; cost effectiveness; cost analysis; Maine
- ... This study was undertaken to investigate the cost effectiveness of selected arsenic avoidance methods. Annual costs of reverse osmosis (RO), activated alumina (AA), bottled water, and rented and purchased water coolers for various household sizes in Maine were compared. Relative ranking of systems shows that RO ($411 annually) is the most cost effective, followed by AA ($518) and one-gallon jugs o ...
- Boyle, K.J., et al. Show all 4 Authors
- American journal of agricultural economics 1995 v.77 no.3 pp. 613-619
- Alces alces; reliability; decision making; probabilistic models; statistical analysis; consumer surveys; willingness to pay; attitudes and opinions; testing; Maine
- ... Test-retest, the standard method used to investigate reliability of contingent valuation, is limited because when the time period between the two surveys is relatively short the study may exhibit testing recall. Conversely, when the time between the two surveys increases there is an increased chance the true value will change. The test-retest design cannot isolate these effects. Independent pretes ...