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Perceptions of the state of the New Zealand environment - water
(New Zealand Environment., 2003)
The second biennial survey of people’s perceptions of the state of the New Zealand environment was undertaken in February 2002. The survey is based on the Pressure-State-Response model of state of the environment reporting. ...
What New Zealanders think about marine recreational fishing
(New Zealand Fishing News., 2004)
Opinions run hot on the future management of New Zealand’s marine recreational fisheries. There is much at stake. Recreational fishers spend about one billion dollars a year targeting the five most commonly caught marine ...
New Zealand fresh water management and agricultural impacts
In New Zealand it is increasingly recognised, including by government, that water resource allocation and water quality are issues of national importance. Agriculture is frequently portrayed by public media as a major ...
Assessing the marginal dollar value losses to an estuarine ecosystem from an aggressive alien invasive crab
(Australian Agricultural and Resource Economics Society, 2008-02)
This paper reports on a case study to establish dollar values for loss of biodiversity in the New Zealand coastal marine environment. The study uses the European Shore Crab (Carcinas maenas) as the example alien invasive ...
Benefit transfer: choice experiment results
(New Zealand Agricultural and Resource Economics Society, 2004-06)
Benefit transfer entails using estimates of non-market values derived at one site as approximations to benefits at other sites. The method finds favour because it can be applied quickly and cheaply, however the validity ...
Fishing for understanding: a mixed logit model of freshwater angler preferences
(Lincoln University. Department of Environmental Management., 2008)
Freshwater fisheries management requires knowledge of not only the resource but angler preferences and the extent to which preferences vary. This paper reports results from an internet-based stated preference survey of ...
Efficiency benefits of choice model experimental design updating: a case study
(Australian Agricultural and Resource Economics Society., 2009-02)
Efficient experimental designs offer the potential to reduce confidence intervals for parameters of interest in choice models, or to reduce required sample sizes. C-efficiency recognises the salience of willingness to pay ...
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 ...
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.
Extra-market values and water management in New Zealand
(Australian Agricultural and Resource Economics Society., 2003-02)
Efficient water management requires information on the magnitudes of all values associated with water volumes and quality, both in-situ and in extractive uses. This paper reviews and summarises New Zealand research into ...