volume 6, issue 2, P123-129 2003
DOI: 10.1017/s1367943003003160
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Abstract: This paper applies the 'choice experiment' method to investigate public preferences over the design of wild goose conservation policy in Scotland. We argue that this method can shed useful light on the design of conservation policy, allowing policy-makers to take account of people's preferences, be they members of the general public (whose taxes often pay for conservation actions), local residents more directly affected by the policy, or visitors to wildlife areas. Preferences can be quantified in economic ter…

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