Poe, Gregory L. and Vossler, Christian A. (2009): Consequentiality and contingent values: an emerging paradigm.
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In this paper we summarize the theoretical arguments of Carson and Groves, et al., and assemble early empirical evidence that comports with this theoretical framework. In doing so, we argue that redefining criterion validity in terms of consequentiality offers the potential for a fundamental paradigm shift in the Kuhnian sense. That this shift has yet to be fully incorporated into the contingent valuation literature reflects the nascent state of this paradigmatic challenge as well as the continued inertia of the dominant hypothetical bias paradigm. Further, empirical support for Carson and Groves, et al.’s consequentiality arguments have emerged in a somewhat piecemeal manner, spread across a diverse set of journal articles and unpublished manuscripts
|Item Type:||MPRA Paper|
|Original Title:||Consequentiality and contingent values: an emerging paradigm|
|Keywords:||contingent valuation; consequentiality; mechanism design|
|Subjects:||B - History of Economic Thought, Methodology, and Heterodox Approaches > B2 - History of Economic Thought since 1925 > B21 - Microeconomics
H - Public Economics > H4 - Publicly Provided Goods > H41 - Public Goods
Q - Agricultural and Natural Resource Economics; Environmental and Ecological Economics > Q5 - Environmental Economics > Q51 - Valuation of Environmental Effects
|Depositing User:||Christian Vossler|
|Date Deposited:||18. May 2012 15:06|
|Last Modified:||13. Feb 2013 00:33|
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