Would Rural Residents Will to Pay for Environmental Project? An Evidence in China


This research estimated Chinese rural residents’ willingness to pay for rural solid wastes recycling project. Dichotomous choice format contingent valuation method was employed to diverse rural residents’ preference. 4795 Households had been interviewed for collecting primary data, and had been estimated respondents’ will by logistic regression model. It indicated that the respondents would refuse to support solid wastes recycling project due to households’ income restriction. The mean annual WTP of rural residents were 23.41 Chinese Yuan per household. In conclusion the rural solid wastes recycling project is acceptable and accessible for implementation in Chinese rural area.

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Zhang, X. , Wang, R. , Wu, T. , Song, H. and Liu, C. (2015) Would Rural Residents Will to Pay for Environmental Project? An Evidence in China. Modern Economy, 6, 511-519. doi: 10.4236/me.2015.65050.

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