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Losses of Indirect Use and Non-Use Values of Groundwater or Environmental Challenges in Terms of the Inaction Costs of OECD

OECD의 무대응 비용 관점에서 지하수 등 자연환경 재해의 간접사용가치 및 비사용가치 손상 비용 분석

  • Received : 2013.02.02
  • Accepted : 2013.02.20
  • Published : 2013.02.28

Abstract

OECD(2008) gives the concepts of inaction costs on key environmental challenges including: direct financial costs; total financial costs; total use costs; and total social welfare costs. In analyzing the losses of environmental goods' various values conducted by domestic and foreign researchers, this study suggests the value-cost category of OECD(2008) and other studies; and the indirect use and non-use values of groundwater and other natural environment using the concepts of inaction costs. The studies on the damages and their relationships among human, property, and ecosystem are essential to monetary valuation on the qualitative or quantitative degradation of groundwater and other natural environment.

Keywords

inaction cost;groundwater;indirect use value;non-use value

Acknowledgement

Grant : 국가 지하수자원의 경제적 활용가치 평가

Supported by : 한국수자원공사

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