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THE OFF-SITE ECONOMIC BENEFITS OF SOIL CONSERVATION: A REVIEW AND DISCUSSION OF RECENT LITERATURE ON THE RECREATIONAL DEMAND FOR WATER QUALITY IMPROVEMENT

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Staff Papers Series, P90-45, July 1990 Staff Papers Series Staff Paper P90-45 July 1990 THE OFF-SITE ECONOMIC BENEFITS OF SOIL CONSERVATION: A REVIEW AND DISCUSSION OF RECENT LITERATURE ON THE RECREATIONAL DEMAND FOR WATER QUALITY IMPROVEHENT Charles Rodgers K. William Easter and Ted Graham-Tomasi Department of Agricultural and Applied Economics University of Minnesota Institute of Agriculture, Forestry and Home Economics St. Paul, Minnesota 55108 Staff Paper P90-45 July 1990 THE OFF-SITE ECONOMIC BENEFITS OF SOIL CONSERVATION: A REVIEW AND DISCUSSION OF RECENT LITERATURE ON THE RECREATIONAL DEMAND FOR WATER QUALITY IMPROVEMENT Charles Rodgers K. William Easter and Ted Graham-Tomasi Staff papers are published without formal review within the Department of Agricultural and Applied Economics. The University of Minnesota is committed to the policy that all persons shall have equal access to its programs, facilities, and employment without regard to race, religion, color, sex, national origin, handicap, age or veteran status. TABLE OF CONTENTS LIST OF TABLES ........................................................ ii LIST OF FIGURES ....................................................... iii INTRODUCTION .......................................................... 1 BENEFITS OF WATER POLLUTION CONTROL: MACRO STUDIES .................... 5 TARGETING CRITERIA TO MEET MULTIPLE OBJECTIVES ........................ 12 CONSERVATION RESERVE TARGETING .................................... 22 MATHEMATICAL MODELS FOR TARGETING .................................. 24 ESTIMATING BENEFITS OF WATER QUALITY IMPROVEMENT ...................... 25 METHODS FOR ESTIMATING ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY BENEFITS .............. 28 SUMMARY OF RESULTS OF EMPIRICAL STUDIES ............................ 30 NON-USE VALUES .................................................... 47 OFF-SITE NON-RECREATIONAL BENEFITS OF CONSERVATION ................ 49 MANAGEMENT PRACTICES ON S

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