Estimation of economic benefits of biodegradable fishing net by using contingent valuation method (CVM)

CVM을 이용한 생분해성 어구의 경제적 편익 분석

  • Park, Seong-Wook (Fisheries System Engineering Division, National Fisheries Research Development Institute) ;
  • Kwon, Hyeok-Jun (Faculty of Marine Business & Economics, Pukyong National University) ;
  • Park, Seong-Kwae (Faculty of Marine Business & Economics, Pukyong National University)
  • 박성욱 (국립수산과학원 시스템공학과) ;
  • 권혁준 (부경대학교 해양산업경영학과) ;
  • 박성쾌 (부경대학교 해양산업경영학과)
  • Received : 2010.05.13
  • Accepted : 2010.07.30
  • Published : 2010.08.31


The main purpose of this study is to estimate willingness to pay (WTP) by the general publics, assuming that they pay tax or charge for protecting marine living resources and environment through developing and supplying biodegradable fishing nets. This study employed a contingent valuation method (CVM) which is an econometric method. The survey was conducted by using both double-bounded dichotomous choice and open-ended survey. Tobit model was used for the analysis. The variables included concerns about marine environment and fishing net discarded, sex, age profile, number of family members, educational level and personal disposable income. Annual average WTP per family for the biodegradable fishing net development and supply was estimated at 5,294 won and national WTP amounted to some 84.2 billion won. This includes both of use and non-use value of biodegradable fishing nets.


Grant : 생분해성 수산자재 응용 기술개발과 생분해성 어구 효과분석 및 관리

Supported by : 국립수산과학원


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