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Transfer of choice model benefits: a case study of stream mitigation
(Environmental Management and Development Programme, National Centre for Development Studies, Australian National University, 2003-12)
Development activities place pressures on the natural environment that are very costly to avoid or remedy. In these cases, off-site mitigation may be used to address the effects of development. A choice model is applied ...
Why some community forests are performing better than others: a case of forest user groups in Nepal
(New Zealand Agricultural and Resource Economics Society, 2010-08)
Management of many Nepalese forests has been devolved to local communities. Forest products, which are used by the community and which may also be traded, are essential contributors to community well-being. Forests are ...
Option and existence values for the Waitaki catchment
This report examines two economic concepts - option and existence values - which can be used to value natural resources. It discusses how these could apply in the Waitaki catchment.
Contingent valuation payment cards : how many cells?
(Lincoln University. Commerce Division, 2000-05)
The dichotomous choice approach to contingent valuation is extremely popular, but obtains very little information from each respondent and is therefore inefficient. Multiple-bounded dichotomous choice approaches are more ...
Instream water values : Canterbury's Rakaia and Waimakariri Rivers
(Lincoln University. Agribusiness and Economics Research Unit, 2004-09)
This paper reports previously unpublished results from an early study of instream values associated with two Canterbury Rivers, the Waimakariri and the Rakaia. The studies utilised several different approaches to valuation ...
What's your game? Heterogeneity amongst New Zealand hunters
The introduction of the New Zealand Game Animal Council in 2014 heralds a new era for New Zealand big game management. Now that management of game animals to enhance benefits from susutained use is possible, it is important ...
Cultural service values of a small river in Canterbury
Slides from presentation made to the Forest Ecosystem Services Forum 2014.
Big game hunter surveys
This oral presentation looks at the costs, recreation benefits, non-recreational harvests, conservation and other facters of the big game hunter surveys.
Valuing indigenous biodiversity
The primary objective of the project is to create a method that can be applied by Biosecurity New Zealand (BNZ) to rapidly and accurately evaluate and rank projects aimed at protecting indigenous biodiversity from incursions ...
Hunting for optimality: preferences for Sika deer hunting experiences
(Australian Agricultural and Resource Economics Society, 2014)
Introduced ungulate game animals are managed as pests on New Zealand public lands. Open access recreational hunting and commercial harvests have resulted in negative externalities as individuals and groups with competing ...