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Environmental budget allocation : public preferences
(Lincoln University. Commerce Division, 2003-08)
It is important for central government to have good information about public preferences regarding budget allocations. Consumer sovereignty, government popularity, and efficiency are all dependent on clear articulation of ...
An emergent economics of ecosystem management
(New Zealand Agricultural and Resource Economics Society, 2006-08)
Economics is an evolving and emerging filed of study, so is the management of ecosystems. As such, this paper delineates the co-evolution of economic evaluation that reflects the various recognized ecosystem management ...
Effectiveness and cost effectiveness of Yellow-Eyed Penguin conservation measures
(Australian Agricultural and Resource Economics Society, 2008-02)
Although an estimated US$6 billion is invested annually in our planet's biological diversity, little research has been conducted on which conservation treatments work best or provide best value for money. Conserving ...
Enhancing financial and economic yield in tourism: dimensions and measurements of tourism yield
(Lincoln University. Tourism Recreation Research and Education Centre., 2007-11)
This discussion paper Dimensions of Tourism Yield represents the first in a series of papers that describe and refine various aspects of ‘tourism yield’ as currently manifesting in New Zealand. By way of background the ...
Contingent valuation of improved water quality in the lower Waimakariri River
(Lincoln University (Canterbury, N.Z.). Agribusiness and Economics Research Unit, 1993-12)
Enhancing financial and economic yield in tourism: public sector: central government benefits and costs of tourism
(Lincoln University. Tourism Recreation Research and Education Centre, 2007-11)
This report describes the national public sector direct inputs, and outline society’s indirect inputs, into tourism production and consumption. The public sector and societal benefits that accrue from tourism will also be ...
Option value: improving resource allocation efficiency
(Lincoln University. Centre for Resource Management, 1991-10)
Measuring consumer benefits associated with a policy or a project in a world where prices and outcomes are known with certainty is, at least in theory, straightforward. Changes in consumer surplus provide an appropriate ...
Values of ecosystem services associated with intense dairy farming in New Zealand
(Australian Agricultural and Resource Economics Society, 2007-02)
The increase in greenhouse gas emissions and degradation of water quality and quantity in waterways due to dairy farming in New Zealand have become of growing concern. Compared to traditional sheep and beef cattle farming, ...
Marine recreational fishing : perceptions and contingent behaviour
(Lincoln University. Commerce Division., 2003-09)
The 2002 biennial survey of citizen perceptions of the environment and its management (Hughey et al., 2002) assessed perceptions about the marine environment, participation in marine recreational fishing, and responses to ...
Tourism, water and waste in Westland : implications of increasing demand on infrastructure
(Lincoln University. Tourism Recreation Research and Education Centre, 2001-07)
The growth of tourism, and its consequent benefits, are dependent on the maintenance, if not enhancement, of the West Coast's unique natural environment. Parts of this natural environment have been described as ecologically ...