Stachtiaris, Spiros and Drichoutis, Andreas and Klonaris, Stathis (2011): Preference reversals in contingent and inferred valuation methods.
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We examine inconsistencies in preference orderings (Alevy et al. 2011) using the Contingent valuation (CV) as well as the Inferred valuation (IV) method (Lusk and Norwood 2009a,b). We find that when moving in the context of a food market we only observe weak effects of inconsistencies. In addition, we find that the IV method is more susceptible to inconsistent preference orderings than the CV method. We also find that the IV method generates higher valuations than CV in case of consumers with high commitment costs but successfully mitigates social desirability bias in case of low commitment costs and high normative motivations.
|Item Type:||MPRA Paper|
|Original Title:||Preference reversals in contingent and inferred valuation methods|
|Keywords:||willingness-to-pay (WTP), Contingent Valuation (CV), Inferred Valuation(IV), preference reversals|
|Subjects:||D - Microeconomics > D1 - Household Behavior and Family Economics > D12 - Consumer Economics: Empirical Analysis
C - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods > C9 - Design of Experiments > C90 - General
Q - Agricultural and Natural Resource Economics; Environmental and Ecological Economics > Q5 - Environmental Economics > Q51 - Valuation of Environmental Effects
C - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods > C9 - Design of Experiments > C93 - Field Experiments
|Depositing User:||Andreas Drichoutis|
|Date Deposited:||15. Aug 2011 03:34|
|Last Modified:||15. Feb 2013 18:56|
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