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Valuing Natural Resource and Environmental Amenities: Can Economic Valuation Be Made Defensible?

  • Nancy E. Bockstael (a1)


The topic of this address may seem somewhat remote from the traditional interests of agricultural economists. Yet it has been of central concern to those of us involved in natural resource and environmental issues. Given the direction in which agricultural economics is currently moving, it may soon prove to be as perplexing a problem in that arena as well.



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