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Measuring the success and cost effectiveness of New Zealand multiple-species projects to the conservation of threatened species
Much attention is focused on conservation efforts to protect and recover threatened species. As part of these efforts, many projects attempt to manage sites containing populations of more than one threatened species. ...
Will unit-pricing reduce domestic waste? Lessons from a contingent valuation study
This paper estimates the effect of introducing unit-pricing for municipal domestic waste collection and disposal in Christchurch. The price effect is shown in a demand model estimation using data collected in a contingent ...
Choice experiment assessment of public expenditure preferences
(Taylor & Francis, 2010)
Preferences for changes to public expenditures were evaluated using a choice experiment. Results indicate potential efficiency gains from reallocation of expenditures to items with higher marginal welfare. In particular, ...
Socioeconomic impacts of public forest policies on heterogeneous agricultural households
(Springer Verlag on behalf of the European Association of Environmental and Resource Economists, 2012-09)
Nepal has a long history of returning public forests to local people as part of its community forestry programme. In principle the community forestry programme is designed to address both environmental quality and poverty ...
The future of farming: the value of ecosystem services in conventional and organic arable land. An experimental approach.
(International Society for Ecological Economics (ISEE), 2008)
In the current work, a novel, experimental ‘bottom-up’ approach is used to quantify the economic value of ecosystem services (ES) associated with highly modified arable landscapes in Canterbury, New Zealand. First, the ...