eBird Economics: How Much Would You Pay to See Birds?

10,000 Birds

The growing wealth of citizen science data has not yet been widely exploited by economists as a source of information about recreational values of non-market environmental goods. We then worked with eBird personnel (Steve Kelling and others) to analyze the data while protecting confidential information. We have a paper under review where we collaborate with Chad Wilsey from Audubon, using Audubon’s forecasts of how climate change is likely to affect bird ranges.

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