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- Faust, Anne-Kathrin, et al. Show all 3 Authors
- Forest policy and economics 2010 v.12 no.5 pp. 370-376
- tropical forests; habitat conservation; ecosystem services; natural resources conservation; deforestation; biodiversity; contingent valuation; willingness to pay; citizen participation; carbon sequestration; community service; indigenous peoples; educational status; household income; taxes; socioeconomic status; socioeconomics; social benefit; socioeconomic development; social marketing
- ... This paper applies contingent valuation to assess public awareness of tropical deforestation, to investigate the willingness to pay (WTP) to conserve tropical forests, and to determine the impact of the payment vehicle on the stated WTP of a sample of about 500 individuals in Geneva, Switzerland. About ¾ of respondents state that they have already heard about tropical deforestation and biodiversit ...