eBird Economics: How Much Would You Pay to See Birds?
OCTOBER 23, 2017
But does the value of a particular trip come from the number of birds seen, viewing a particular species, seeing an endangered species, catching a glimpse of a rarity, adding a lifer, or something else? Recently, two economists, Dr. Trudy Ann Cameron (University of Oregon) and Dr. Sonja Kolstoe (Salisbury University), published a paper using eBird data. Birders derive “value” from birding.