Web Survey Bibliography
For 20 years the debate about clean air regulation has centered on acid rain and the controversy about acid rain in the Adirondack Park, which covers some six million acres in New York State. But until now policymakers have never had an estimate of the economic value of improvements to the park to New York State residents. Our five-year study quantifies the change in total economic value (the sum of use and nonuse value) that would result from an improvement in the ecological attributes of the Adirondack Park that could be expected to follow from policies currently under consideration, such as Clear Skies. To obtain these estimates a contingent valuation survey was administered to a random sample of New York State residents through the Internet, Web TV, and mail.
Our preferred estimates of the mean willingness to pay (WTP) using the base case characterization of ecological improvements range from $48 to $107 per year per household in New York State. The alternative scope case scenario yields mean WTP ranging from $54 to $159 per year per household. Multiplying these population-weighted estimates by the approximate number of households in the state yields benefits ranging from about $336 million to $1.1 billion per year. The instrument passes an external scope test and a test of sensitivity to bid, both of which are important measures of validity for stated preference studies.
The results of this study help complete the two-decade-long project of integrated assessment across natural and social sciences, resulting in economic estimates that can be used to guide policymaking to address the ecological effects of acid rain in North America. The values above exceed cost estimates of reducing SO2 and NOx emissions from power plants subject to the Clear Skies initiative if the cost share is determined according to the share of these emissions actually being deposited in the park.
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- Collecting data on alcohol use and alcohol-related victimization: a comparison of telephone and Web-...; 2006; Parks, K. A., Pardi, A. M., Bradizza, C. M.
- Feasibility of Using Web-based Questionnaires in Large Population-based Epidemiological Studies; 2006; Ekman, A., Dickman, P. W., Klint, A., Weiderpass, E., Litton, J.-E.
- Experience-Based Suggestions for Achieving a High Survey Response Rate; 2006; Bruce, S., Hawkins, P., Sharp, M., Keller, A.
- Successful Web Survey Methodologies for Measuring the Impact of Networked Electronic Services (MINES...; 2006; Franklin, B., Plum, T.
- The Measurement Equivalence of Web-Based and Paper-and-Pencil Measures of Transformational Leadership...; 2006; Cole, M. S., Bedeian, A. G., Feild, H. S.
- An Experimental Study on the Effects of Personalization, Survey Length Statements, Progress Indicators...; 2006; Heerwegh, D., Loosveldt, G.
- Online visual landscape assessment using Internet survey techniques in landscape planning and environmental...; 2006; Roth, M.
- Using personal digital assistants (PDAs) for the collection of safety belt use data in the field; 2006; Vivoda, J. M., Eby, D. W.
- Improving Quality by Lowering Non-Response: A Guideline for Online Surveys; 2006; Jackob, N., Zerback, T.
- Validating the use of Internet survey techniques in visual landscape assessment—An empirical study...; 2006; Roth, M.
- Higher Education and Student Affairs Professionals' Survey Preferences: A Research Note; 2006; Flowers, L. A., Massie, R. F.
- Mobile vs. Fixed-line Surveys in Hong Kong; 2006; Bacon-Shone, J., Lau, L.
- Mobile Phones - Influence on Telephone Surveys; 2006; Kuusela, V., Vehovar, V., Callegaro, M.
- The open research system: a web based metadata and data repository for collaborative research; 2005; Schweik, C. M., Stepanov, A., Grove, J. M.
- Internet-based travel surveys: Selected evidence on response rates, sampling bias and reliability; 2005; Arentze, T., Bos, I., Molin, E., Timmermans, H.
- Similarity and Helping Behavior on the Web: The Impact of the Convergence of Surnames Between a Solicitor...; 2005; Guéguen, N., Pichot, N., Le Dreff, G.
- Web-Based Surveys; 2005; Ellis, B., Zurita, F., Ventura, J.
- Taking pro-action: A survey of potential users before the availability of wireless access and the implementation...; 2005; Holden, H. A., Deng, M.
- Web survey design for predicting performance using network questions; 2005; Coromina, L.
- How Internet Surveys Are Changing Data Collection Practices: The Case of University Student Surveys...; 2005; Dillman, D. A., Allen, T.
- Sampling procedure, questionnaire design, online implementation; 2005; Jackob, N., Arens, J., Zerback, T.Jowell, R.; de Rouvray, C.
- Technology Trends in Survey Data Collection; 2005; Couper, M. P.
- On the Cost-Efficiency of Mixed-Mode Data Collection with a Web Response Option: Results of a Survey...; 2005; Werner, P., Forsman, G.
- Stated Preference Surveys on Internet – an Effective Method for Finding Passengers’ Preferences...; 2005; Nossum, A.
- Mode dilemmas in cross-national survey time-series; 2005; Jowell, R.
- Self-orientation and group-orientation: Intercultural differences in attitudes toward personalized Web...; 2005; Wernher, I., Nerb, J.
- Web-based Surveys: What Do We Know about Data Quality?; 2005; Pineau, V.
- Simple Approaches to Estimating the Variance of the Propensity Score Weighted Estimator Applied on Volunteer...; 2005; Isaksson, A., Lee, Sunghee
- Variance Estimation for Volunteer Panel Web Surveys Using Propensity Score Adjustment and Calibration...; 2005; Lee, Sunghee, Valliant, R. L.
- Migrating to a Web-based Format While Improving the Edit Process for the Public Libraries Survey; 2005; McLaughlin, J. F., Craig, T. L., O'Shea, P.
- An Experimental Comparison Of Web And Telephone Surveys; 2005; Fricker, S., Galesic, M., Tourangeau, R., Yan, T.
- Telephone Versus Online Surveys; 2005; Williams, T.
- Successful Web Survey Methodologies for Measuring the Impact of Networked Electronic Services; 2005; Franklin, B., Plum, T.
- Combining Operations Management and Information Systems Curricula: Assessing Alumni Preparations for...; 2005; Silva, D., McFadden, K. L.
- Online Interviews as an Instrument of the Development of Organizations. A Meta-Analysis of Online Surveys...; 2005; Poetschke, M., Simonson, J.
- Perceptions of journal quality and research paradigm: results of a web-based survey of British accounting...; 2005; Lowe, A., Locke, J.
- How to conduct behavioral research over the Internet: A begginer s guide to HTML and CGI/Perl; 2004; Fraley, R. C.
- Apache, MySQL, and PHP for Web surveys; 2004; Goeritz, A.
- Web Surveys in Library Research; 2004; Steffensen, J. B.
- An Experimental Study of Language Intensity and Response Rate in E Mail Surveys; 2004; Andersen, P. A., Blackburn, T. R.
- Internet-Based Surveys to Elicit the Value of Risk Reductions; 2004; Hojman, P., de Dios Ortúzar, J., Rizzi, L.
- SFSU Student Voting Survey; 2004; Blash, L., Kosheleva-Coats, J.
- Usability Issues Associated with Converting Establishment Surveys to Web-Based Data Collection; 2004; Fox, J. E., Mockovak, W., Fisher, S. K., Rho, C.
- Choosing the Right Survey Methodology – Telephone or Web?; 2004; Andrew Lester & Associates
- Profile, needs, and expectations of information professionals: What we learned from the 2003 ASIST membership...; 2004; Vaughan, L., Hahn, T. B.
- Valuation of Natural Resource Improvements in the Adirondacks; 2004; Banzhaf, S., Burtraw, D., Evans, D., Krupnick A.
- Assessing Internet Survey Data Collection Methods with Ethnic Nurse Shift Workers.; 2004; Hobbs, B. B., Farr, L. A.
- Nurses' autonomy: influence of nurse managers' actions; 2004; Mrayyan, M. T.
- Online Data Collection from Video Game Players: Methodological Issues; 2004; Wood, R. T. A., Griffiths, M. D., Eatough, V.
- The Influence of Graphical and Symbolic Language Manipulations on Responses to Self-Administered Questions...; 2004; Christian, L. M., Dillman, D. A.