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cost assessment of environmental degradation

SUBMITTED BY: Marwan Owaygen
University of Balamand

ABSTRACT: The lecture focuses on the different valuation methods of environmental degradation. Case studies from Lebanon, Jordan and Iran illustrate the application of these methods.

LEBANON:
- Damage cost of air pollution:
   Valuation Methods: Medical Cost, Human Capital

- Damage Cost of Water Pollution:
   Valuation Method: Averting Behavior

- Damage Cost of Quarries:
   Valuation Method: Hedonic Price
- Recreational Value of Protected Areas:
   Valuation Method: Travel Cost

JORDAN:
- Damage Cost of Water Pollution:
   Valuation Method: Contingent Valuation

IRAN:
- Damage Cost of Fish Resource Degradation:
   Valuation Methods: Change in Production, Replacement Cost
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