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An evaluation of self-governance in the New Zealand Bluff oyster fishery - The indicator system approach
The use of self-governance as a fisheries management tool is increasing in New Zealand and elsewhere. Researchers argue that in theory self-governance can lead to improved outcomes, but evaluating actual benefits is difficult ...
Economic valuation of ecosystem services in New Zealand winegrowing regions: Testing for benefit transfer
(Serials Publications, 2010)
Benefit transfer (BT) is a pragmatic way of estimating values by transferring values from existing valuation studies to a target area of interest. BT using choice modeling (CM) is a potentially cost-effective method for ...
Alternatives to comprehensive ecosystem services markets: the contribution of forest related programs in New Zealand
(New Zealand Agricultural and Resource Economics Society, 2011-08)
Due to the public goods characteristics of many ecosystem services and their vital importance to human welfare, various mechanisms have been put in place to motivate private landowners in the provision of ecosystem services. ...