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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 ...
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 ...
State and Not-For-Profit delivery of species conservation: cost utility analysis of multiple-species projects
(New Zealand Agricultural and Resource Economics Society, 2008-08)
Conservation of species is challenging, and there is continuing interest in finding more effective means to achieve conservation goals. State provision of conservation occurs in many countries, alongside a growing range ...
Ecosystem services review of water projects
(Australian Agricultural and Resource Economics Society, 2010)
Water projects are typically evaluated using benefit cost analysis. Ecosystem services are the direct and indirect benefits that people obtain from ecosystems. Many of these benefits are ignored in benefit cost analysis, ...
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 ...
The costs of single species programmes and the budget constraint
(Surrey Beatty & Sons, 2008)
Despite the scarcity of funding for species conservation programs, estimation of the cost of threatened species programs occurs in only a few countries. This paper examines the reasons for the lack of species program cost ...
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. ...
Key factors determining the costs of New Zealand threatened species programmes
(Lincoln University. Faculty of Commerce. Department of Accounting, Economics and Finance, 2003-12)
In 2002, 603 “Acutely Threatened” NZ species; total expenditure NZ$35.8 million. NZBS - extra NZ$26.5 million over 5 years, incl. NZ$10 million for kiwi sanctuaries. Unclear why some threatened species programmes have high ...
Assessment of public reponses to policies designed to internalise environmental externalities associated with transport sector in New Zealand
(Lincoln University. Faculty of Commerce. Department of Accounting, Economics and Finance, 2006-09)
Outline: The background (including brief methods) for the overall state of the environment perceptions research. The 2006 transport, society and environment case study, context, results, conclusions and policy implications.