Measuring and Mobilizing Citizen Preferences for Source Water Protection

Principal Investigator - Dr. John Janmaat, University of British Columbia, 2013-2015


The research team hosted a series of deliberation sessions to develop research design and enable partners to participate in a collective decision making process that confronted participants with the challenge of making tradeoffs.

This research anticipates the following outputs:

  • Dissertation (2016). Develop econometric theory and analyze the results of the project.
  • Chapters from dissertation will be published (2017).


Outcomes include:

  • Strengthened relationships with partners. This project enhanced the partners’ understanding of conducting sound economic valuation research and created opportunities for future collaboration.