Biodiv Sci ›› 1999, Vol. 07 ›› Issue (1): 60-67.  DOI: 10.17520/biods.1999009

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The basic approaches for valuation of biodiversity

GUO Zhong-Wei,LI Dian-Mo   

  1. Institute of Zoology , Chinese Academy of Sciences , Beijing  100080
  • Received:1997-12-18 Revised:1998-02-08 Online:1999-02-20 Published:1999-02-20

Abstract: The approaches of economic valuation for biodiversity include three types. The first is direct economic valuation based on Willingness to Pay (WTP) , the second is indirect economic valuation by means of surrogate and conventional market , and the third is the valuation approach of process benefit for the economic value based on quantitative analysis , which pays particular attention to the economic value of biodiversity transfers spatially and realizes in other areas.