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References on Economic Valuation and Related Economic Concepts

 Introductory Level:

Turner, R. Kerry, David Pearce, and Ian Bateman. 1993. Environmental Economics: An Elementary Introduction. Baltimore: The Johns Hopkins University Press.

Goodstein, Eban S. 1999. Economics and the Environment. Upper Saddle River, New Jersey: Prentice Hall.

 Intermediate/Advanced Level:

Bateman, I. J. and K. G. Willis. (1999). Valuing Environmental Preferences: Theory and Practice of the Contingent Valuation Method in the US, EU, and Developing Countries. New York, NY: Oxford University Press. 

Freeman, A. Myrick III. 1993. The Measurement of Environmental and Resource Values: Theory and Methods. Washington, D.C.: Resources for the Future.

Kopp, R. J. and V. K. Smith (1993). Valuing Natural Assets: The Economics of Natural Resource Damage Assessment. Washington, DC: Resources for the Future.

Mitchell, Robert Cameron, and Richard T. Carson. 1989. Using Surveys to Value Public Goods: The Contingent Valuation Method. Washington, DC: Resources for the Future.