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Effective demand and willingness to pay for water the case of Kaputula compound, Kabwe by Oliver S. Saasa

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Published by s.n. in [Lusaka .
Written in English



  • Zambia,
  • Kaputula.


  • Water-supply -- Economic aspects -- Zambia -- Kaputula

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Edition Notes

Statementby Oliver S. Saasa.
ContributionsUnited Nations Centre for Human Settlements., Kabwe (Central Province, Zambia). Municipal Council.
LC ClassificationsHD1699.Z342 K367 1997
The Physical Object
Paginationvii, 89 leaves :
Number of Pages89
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL342677M
LC Control Number97983053

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  In this book the demand side of the improved water supply services is analyzed. A contingent valuation method (CVM) is used to analyze determinants of households' willingness to pay (WTP), estimate total willingness to pay, and derive aggregate demand and aggregate benefit for improved water supply : Edil Berhane Tefferi.   What is Demand? Demand is an economic principle referring to a consumer's desire to purchase goods and services and willingness to pay a price for a specific good or service.   Feasibility studies on water supply and sanitation (WSS) projects require to examine economic viability, where willingness-to-pay data constitute the basis for assessing effective demand and, sometimes, benefits of WSS by: Investigating Willingness to Pay to Improve Water Supply Services: Application of Contingent Valuation Method pay for water and, in particular, for improved water supply and water quality. However, the survey also assess the demand for water and sanitation services in .

Effective Demand for Water Supply Service: The Case of Johor Water Company in Malaysia The willingness to pay for the new water tariff was averaged at RM for the first 30 m3, and the new. ERD TEchnical noTE no. 23 GooD PRacTicEs foR EsTimaTinG REliablE WillinGnEss-To-Pay ValuEs in ThE WaTER suPPly anD saniTaTion sEcToR hERaTh GunaTilakE, Jui-chEn yanG, subhREnDu PaTTanayak, anD kyEonG aE choE DEcEmbER Herath Gunatilake is a senior economist in the Economic Analysis and Operations Support Division, Economics and Research Department; and .   Here the willingness to pay for water services (which is assumed to have a log-linear form) can be expressed as: (2) LNWTP = X β + e where LNWTP stands for the natural logarithm of household's willingness to pay (WTP) for a change in the public water system, X is a vector of covariates, which could include treatment variables (e.g., indicating. establish the willingness to pay to avoid interruptions in water service and overflows of wastewater, differentiated by the frequency, timing and duration of these events. The empirical evidence is an important input into the regulatory process for establishing service levels and.

Willingness to pay for improved sanitation services 3 Methods Contingent valuation method Services such as sanitation and water supply are not generally traded in markets and information on market demand or competitive market prices are often unavailable to value benefits (Yang et al. , FAO ). This study used a. during the s, particularly for water supply, with ‘demand-led’ projects and the ‘demand-responsive approach’. Much of this has been based on the work of economists (for example, on assessment of willingness to pay for services and facilities) and soci-ologists (for example, on tools to empower communities to make informed choices). Willingness to pay (WTP) is the maximum price at or below which a consumer will definitely buy one unit of a product. This corresponds to the standard economic view of a consumer reservation researchers, however, conceptualize WTP as a range. According to the constructive preference view, consumer willingness to pay is a context-sensitive construct; that is, a consumer's WTP for a. effectively. It therefore supports the economic concept of willingness to pay for water (). The Bank’s approach to estimating levels of WTP is by application of the 5% rule. This rule commonly assumes that there is an elastic demand for the purchase of water with a.