Tag: Ireland

More on Sea Angling in Ireland

More on Sea Angling in Ireland

The first couple weeks I was here I wrote what I thought would be the introduction for our paper. At this point we hadn’t yet run the models, so we really did not know what we would find. I believe my supervisor, Dr. Stephen Hynes, had me write this “introduction” as a way for me […]

 

Random Utility Model as a Means of Economic Valuation

Random Utility Model as a Means of Economic Valuation

TCM (travel cost model) and CV (contingent valuation) are the methods most common employed to estimate the value of recreations, particularly for recreational fishing and sea angling; however, a third method, RUM (random utility model) has also been used for recreational valuation. Among  the studies reviewed, RUM was the preferred model when the goal of […]

 

Contingent Valuation: An alternative method to value recreational fishing and the fishing resource

Contingent Valuation: An alternative method to value recreational fishing and the fishing resource

Please note: This blog post is from Week 4. I began it a couple of weeks ago when I was quite busy with work, but am finally able to finish it now that I have a little down time. This week I’ve been compiling a literature review of all of the existing studies that have […]

 

Surfing & Surveying

Surfing & Surveying

This past weekend I had the opportunity to head down to Lahinch Beach and out to the smallest Aran Island, Inisheer (or Inis Oírr in Irish), to help a fellow colleague in the SEMRU (Socio-Economic Marine Research Unit complete his research. The trip was a good excuse to do some field work, surf, and experience […]

 

Socio-Economic Valuation: A way to protect and preserve a recreation, Ireland’s coastal economies, and coastal ecosystems

Socio-Economic Valuation: A way to protect and preserve a recreation, Ireland’s coastal economies, and coastal ecosystems

Is it commonly understood and recognized that sea angling in Ireland represents a significant fraction of the tourism industry via both domestic and foreign anglers. However, limited research has been done to estimate the value of sea angling in Ireland. It is vital that we determine the value of sea angling in Ireland for the […]

 
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