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3.5.4 Stated preferences: Contingent valuation and Contingent behaviour

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Contingent valuation directly elicits values through surveys by asking people about their willingness to pay for a given ecosystem service.

  • Type of measured value: use and non-use values.

For more information see:
In French:Terra, S., Guide des bonnes pratiques pour la mise en oeuvre de la méthode d'évaluation contingente, Directions des études éconmiques et de l'évaluation environmentale, Minisètre de l'Ecologie et du Développement Durable. Glasses icon
In English: www.ecosystemvaluation.org/contingent_valuation.htm


Contingent behaviour directly elicits values through surveys by asking people about their hypothetical behaviour towards a given ecosystem service.

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