What's the value of a clean beach? Here's how economists do the numbers

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What's the value of a clean beach? Here's how economists do the numbers

How much would you pay to clean up your favourite beach?

Millions of Americans head outdoors in the summer, whether for a day at a nearby lake or a monthlong road trip. For environmental economists like me, decisions by vacationers and outdoor recreators offer...

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