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Financing threatened species management: the costs of single species programmes and the budget constraint
(New Zealand Agricultural and Resource Economics Society, 2005-08)
In New Zealand total annual funding allows 15 percent of the 2,400 threatened species to be targeted for management. Although management costs are crucial to a conservation organisation's ability to achieve its goals, ...
Economic analyses to aid nature conservation decision making
(Cambridge University Press, 2005-07)
Nature conservation can often be costly and the resources available are often less than are required. Resource allocations and expenditures for nature conservation have an opportunity cost in terms of foregone projects, ...
Investments in environmental research, science and technology: their impacts on irrigation and mussel farming
(New Zealand Agricultural and Resource Economics Society, 2004-06)
MoRST is evaluating the Environmental Research output class of the Public Good Science Fund to identify inter alia the impacts of Environmental RS&T spending. Three specific questions are: How effective has the funding on ...
Funding allocations and the cost- effectiveness of New Zealand threatened species programmes.
Aim: To investigate the effects of relaxing the budget constraint on the cost effectiveness of threatened species programmes.
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. ...
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 ...
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, ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...