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Lessons on petroleum benefits
(Otago Daily Times., 2014-01)
The prospect of renewed exploration for petroleum offshore New Zealand has generated plenty of interest amongst the general public, business interests and government. New Zealand has an offshore exploration history dating ...
A view from the bottom of the pyramid: drivers of corporate environmentalism in developing countries
Drawing on perspectives from stakeholder, resource dependence, institutional and resource based theories and using a multiple-case inductive study, this research examines the drivers of corporate environmentalism in ...
Systematic, transparent and repeatable species prioritisation
(Environment Institute of Australia and New Zealand., 2009-08)
New Zealand has a very large number of threatened and endangered species. The resources available to tackle the challenges of managing biodiversity are limited. The efforts applied, have to date proved insufficient to ...
Are we failing on weeds?
(Environment Institute of Australia and New Zealand., 2009-02)
New Zealand has several systems in place to prevent entry, eradicate, contain, provide surveillance of weeds. The success of those efforts is far less than some of us hope for and the numbers of naturalised weedy plants, ...
Investments in environmental research, science and technology: their impacts on irrigation and mussel farming
(New Zealand Agricultural and Resource Economics Society, 2004-06)
MoRST is evaluating the Environmental Research output class of the Public Good Science Fund to identify inter alia the impacts of Environmental RS&T spending. Three specific questions are: How effective has the funding on ...
Contingent valuation of improved water quality in the lower Waimakariri River
(Lincoln University (Canterbury, N.Z.). Agribusiness and Economics Research Unit, 1993-12)
Resource endowments, incentives and footprints
The recent announcement that New Zealand’s ecological footprint is the sixth largest in the world’ is inaccurate as the words per capita are missing from the headline. Ecological Footprints claim to measure the amount of ...
Unit day values: an application to Auckland regional parks
Unit Day Values (UDV) have been widely used in North America to estimate the recreational and related benefits from parks and similar non-market resources. In essence they rely upon expert assessments based on previous ...
Funding allocations and the cost- effectiveness of New Zealand threatened species programmes.
Aim: To investigate the effects of relaxing the budget constraint on the cost effectiveness of threatened species programmes.
Analysis of choice modeling data with various choice sets
(Lincoln University. Faculty of Commerce. Department of Accounting, Economics and Finance., 2005-06-30)
To explore individual’s behavior on willingness to pay (WTP) decision making in the multiple question format in choice modeling. Case study: estimation of values of Ecosystem Services (water quality, air quality, soil ...