Economics Guidelines & Reports

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Animas-La Plata Project, Colorado-New Mexico, Economic and Financial Analysis Update, June 1995
Assessing the Short-Run Economic Cost of Environmental Constraints on Hydropower Operations at Glen Canyon Dam, 1999
Benefits from Including Wetland Component in Water Supply Projects, 1998
Benefits Transfer Approach to Estimating Recreation Value, 1996
Contingent Valuation Method, 2000
Decision Process Guidebook, 2002 Contents_Preface (open this file first) | Overview | Foundation | Steps | Afterthoughts
Dolores Project, Colorado, Final Cost Allocation  
Economic Analysis of Dam Decommissioning, 2003 Full text (350k pdf)
Economic Consequences Methodology for Dam Failure Scenarios, September 2009 Full text (327 KB PDF)
The Economic Cost of the 1996 Controlled Flood, 1999
Economic Impacts from Salinity in the Lower Colorado River Basin, 2004 Full text
Economic Nonmarket Valuation of Instream Flows, 2001 Full text (330k pdf)
Economics and Related Literature—Glen and Grand Canyon, 2014 Full text (480k pdf)
Estimating Economic Consequences From Dam Failure in the Safety of Dams Program, 2000 Full text (415k pdf)
Estimating Fishery Economic Use Values, 2008 Full text (245k pdf)
Estimating Future Recreation Demand: A Decision Guide for the Practitioner Full text
Estimating Future Water Demand Using Population and Economic Growth Projections: A Guide for Municipal, Rural and Industrial (MR&I) Water Assessments, 2000 Full text
Estimating Regional Economic Impacts in an Economic Analysis, 2000 Full text
Evaluating the Accuracy of the Benefit Transfer Method: A rural water supply application in the USA
Evaluating Economic and Financial Feasibility of Municipal and Industrial Water Projects, 2009 Full text (222k pdf)
Exploring the Economic Value of Hydropower in the Interconnected Electricity System, 2006 Full text
Forecasting Changes in Site-Specific Recreation Use, 1996
Glen Canyon Dam, Beach/Habitat-Building Test Flow—An Ex-Post Analysis of Hydropower Cost, 1997
Glen Canyon Dam, Colorado River Storage Project, Arizona—The Short-Run Economic Cost of Environmental Constraints on Hydropower Operations, 1997 Full text (603k pdf)
Handbook for Estimating the Economic Value of Changes in Fish and Wildlife-Related Resources, 1996
Impact of Fluctuating Reservoir Elevation on Recreation Use And Value, 2000 Full text (163k pdf)
Incentive Pricing Handbook for Agricultural Water Disticts, 1997 Full text (2.3M pdf)
Influence of Water Quality on Recreation Use: Theory, Techniques, and an Application, 2004 Full text
Interim Cost Allocation Report, Columbia Basin Project, Washington, May 2000
Introduction to Conjoint Analysis for Valuing Ecosystem Amenities, 2008 Full text
A Managed Flood on the Colorado River:  Background, Objectives, Design, and Implementation, 2001 Full text (165k pdf)
Measuring Goodness of Fit for the Double Bounded Logit Model: Comment, 1998 Full text (176k pdf)
Measuring the Influence of Water Management Practices on the Economic Benefits of Commercial Fishing, Technical Memorandum Number EC-2008-01 Full text (320k pdf)
Measuring Regional Economic Impacts of Recreation, 1997
Meta-Analysis of Water Recreation, 2001 Full text (392k pdf)
Modeling Recreation Decisions and Estimating the Benefits of North Dakota River Recreation, 1998
Nonuse Economic Value: Emerging Policy Analysis Tool, 1993 Full text (242k pdf)
Public Involvement Manual, 2001 Full text (6.63M pdf)
Reservoir Recreation Use Estimation Modeling with Water Level Fluctuation, 2001 Full text (305k pdf)
Resource Management Plan Guidebook and Planning for the Future, 2003 Full text
San Juan–Chama Project, Colorado–New Mexico, Final Cost Allocation, 2001
Social Analysis Manual Volume 1 for managers and Volume 2 for practictioners
Using Contingent Valuation and Benefit Transfer to Evaluate Water Supply Improvements, 1998
Valuation of American Indian Land and Water Resources: A Guidebook, 2002 Full text (422k pdf)
Water Supply - Assessing the Financial and Economic Feasibility of Rural Water System Improvements, 1999 Full text
Water and Land Recreation Opportunity Spectrum Users' Handbook, 2004 Full text
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