ECO 3620. Environmental Economics

Last Update: 05/01/2008

Instructor: John Whitehead

Benefit Estimation Project


In this project the research team will develop benefit estimates of an environmental quality improvement policy using the travel cost method. The project will involve conducting a literature review, designing a survey, collecting data with personal interviews, entering the data in a spreadsheet, statistically estimating a demand model, presenting the results to the class and writing a research report.


1. Find an environmental policy case study that involves:

2. Survey Design

3. Data Collection

4. Data Management

5. Benefit Estimation

6. Presentation

7. Research Report