Estimation of Economic Value of Recreational Services of Naharkhoran Park Using Choice Experiment Method

Document Type : Research Paper

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Abstract

In this study to evaluate of Economic Value of Functions and Services in Naharkhoran Park use the choice experiment method and to estimate their parameters the conditional logit model and random parameters logit model have been used. Information required were collected by 339 completing questionnaires and interviewing from Naharkhoran Park’s tourists. The results showed that the most important attribute in the view of tourists is contributing to forest sustainability. The tourists’s willing to pay for attributes to forest sustainability, environmental health of the river, tourism facilities and reducing noise pollution respectively is 3567, 2219, 1145 and 2311 Rials per visit. Also age and native variables due to increase tourists’s willing to pay.

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Volume 70, Issue 4
February 2018
Pages 799-812
  • Receive Date: 01 February 2016
  • Revise Date: 16 January 2018
  • Accept Date: 05 December 2017
  • First Publish Date: 22 December 2017