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Adoption of environmental innovations: Analysis from the Waipara wine industry
(Elsevier on behalf of UniCeSV, University of Florence, 2013-06)
The Greening Waipara Project developed and introduced a number of ecologically and environmentally-focused practices to the Waipara vineyards and wineries of North Canterbury, New Zealand. This paper describes the practices ...
Economic valuation of ecosystem services in New Zealand winegrowing regions: Testing for benefit transfer
(Serials Publications, 2010)
Benefit transfer (BT) is a pragmatic way of estimating values by transferring values from existing valuation studies to a target area of interest. BT using choice modeling (CM) is a potentially cost-effective method for ...
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, ...
Nonmarket valuation of water quality: Addressing spatially heterogeneous preferences using GIS and a random parameter logit model
(Elsevier on behalf of the International Society for Ecological Economics (ISEE), 2012-03)
The spatial distribution of agri-environmental policy benefits has important implications for the efficient allocation of management effort. The practical convenience of relying on sample mean values of individual benefits ...
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 ...