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Do smokers respond to health shocks?
(Review of Economics and Statistics, 2001-11-01)
This paper reports the first effort to use data to evaluate how new information, acquired through exogenous health shocks, affects people's longevity expectations. We find that smokers react differently to health shocks ...
Longevity expectations and death: Can people predict their own demise?
(American Economic Review, 2001-09-01)
Worth of watersheds: A producer surplus approach for valuing drought mitigation in Eastern Indonesia
(Environment and Development Economics, 2001-02-01)
This study combines hydrological modeling with applied micro-econometric techniques to value a complex ecosystem service: drought mitigation provided by tropical forested watersheds to agrarian communities. Spatial variation ...
Pricing ecological services: Willingness to pay for drought mitigation from watershed protection in eastern Indonesia
(Water Resources Research, 2001-06-23)
In this study we estimate local economic values of ecological services provided by protected forest watersheds in Ruteng Park in eastern Indonesia. Our use of contingent valuation (CV) methodology for pricing drought mitigation ...