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Capital formation and sustainable community forestry in Nepal
(International Mountain Society and United Nations University, 2002-02)
This article investigates the role of capital formation in contributing to the sustainability of community forestry in Nepal, using a case study approach based on 23 forest user groups (FUGs). FUGs were classified in 3 ...
Evaluation of externality management instruments in marine fisheries
(Australian Agricultural and Resource Economics Society, 2001-01)
New Zealand marine fishing activities create many types of environmental externalities, which by law must be internalised. Selection of best intemalisation instruments can be aided by following a hierarchical decision ...
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 responses to policies designed to internalise environmental and social externalities associated with the transport sector in New Zealand
(Environment Institute of Australia New Zealand., 2006-09)
An integrated approach to the environmental and social externalities associated with the transport sector was explored within an omnibus biennial survey of peoples’ perceptions of the New Zealand environment carried out ...
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.
Success and cost effectiveness of multi-species projects
Species loss is widely recognised as one of the most seriousenvironmental problems nations face. Of 142 nations compared against a wide variety of indicatorsNew Zealand is considered to be performing worst in terms ...
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, ...
Preliminary investigation into the benefits from investments in environmental research: case studies on water clarity/quality and the biological management of possums
(New Zealand Agricultural and Resource Economics Society, 2004-06)
MoRST is performing an evaluation of the funds invested in environmental research. The two case studies discussed in this paper contribute to the ongoing decision-making about this investment. Substantial funds have been ...
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 ...
Ecosystem health demystified: an ecological concept determined by economic means
(The Australian National University, 2005-05-05)
This paper addresses “ecosystem health”, a concept recently popularised as the way forward in evaluating nature. The concept is often defined in vague expressions and is being seen more as a broad societal aspiration rather ...