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A New Zealand perspective on value transfer
This presentation provides a New Zealand perspective on value transfer. It covers the current value transfer market, with a practitioners view on supply and demand, environmental values, and the legal aspects. The source ...
Manipulating the functionality of grape seeds products through reflective mulching and wine fermentation
Poster presentation of research carried out to investigate the effect of reflective mulching and wine fermentation on the fatty acids and the phenolics profiles of grape seed.
Ecosystem health demystified: an ecological concept determined by economic means
(The Australian National University, 2005-05-05)
This paper addresses “ecosystem health”, a concept recently popularised as the way forward in evaluating nature. The concept is often defined in vague expressions and is being seen more as a broad societal aspiration rather ...
Efficiency benefits of choice model experimental design updating: a case study
(Australian Agricultural and Resource Economics Society., 2009-02)
Efficient experimental designs offer the potential to reduce confidence intervals for parameters of interest in choice models, or to reduce required sample sizes. C-efficiency recognises the salience of willingness to pay ...
Using a simple 2D steady-state saturated flow and reactive transport model to elucidate denitrification patterns in a hillslope aquifer
(Modelling and Simulation Society of Australia and New Zealand, 2011-12)
In the last 50 years, agricultural intensification has resulted in increasing nutrient losses that threaten the health of the lakes on the volcanic plateau of New Zealand’s North Island. As part of our efforts to understand ...
An overview of prioritisation and evaluation approaches for biodiversity projects
(Lincoln University. Faculty of Commerce. Department of Accounting, Economics and Finance., 2012-02)
The need for biodiversity conservation has been recognised for at least 25 years. Conserving biodiversity is a big challenge ‘We cannot preserve everything ... The laws of economics apply to diversity’ Weitzman 1992. Opportunism ...
Using choice modeling to value ecosystem services on arable land
(Lincoln University., 2005-02)
The objectives are to more accurately measure values of non-market ecosystem services (ES) on New Zealand arable land by estimating values of: gas regulation (greenhouse gas emissions); waste treatment (nitrogen leaching); ...
Sustainability needs good economics
(Lincoln University. Faculty of Commerce. Department of Accounting, Economics and Finance., 2007-09)
1. Key economics ideas • Economics - how we make choices over scarce items • People respond to incentives in making choices • Scarce items have alternative uses • If we choose one use of a resource we forgo the benefit ...
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 ...
Perceptions of freshwater and its management in New Zealand: 2000-2010
(Lincoln University., 2011-06-25)
This oral presentation outlines the methods of surveying freshwater, and records the key ongoing trends from ten years of perceptions of monitoring. It covers the most important values of freshwater and the desired futures ...