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Double-Hurdle model of urban green areas valuation: Dealing with zero responses

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Double-Hurdle model of urban green areas valuation: Dealing with zero responses
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Publication: Landscape Urban Planning
Issue: 3
Volume: 84
First page: 241
Last page: 251
DOI: 10.1016/j.landurbplan.2007.08.008

Due to the widespread support for public parks and open spaces in urban areas, there is an increasing need to analyse the social benefits that are generated by such amenities. The city
of Valencia (Spain) has a large park that can be considered its green backbone due to its transversal layout running along 9 of the 19 districts into which the city is divided. A contingent valuation survey was therefore conducted in order to obtain the non-market benefits derived from the use of this park by the inhabitants of Valencia. In addition, to deal ..

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