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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 ...
Effectiveness and cost effectiveness of Yellow-Eyed Penguin conservation measures
(Australian Agricultural and Resource Economics Society, 2008-02)
Although an estimated US$6 billion is invested annually in our planet's biological diversity, little research has been conducted on which conservation treatments work best or provide best value for money. Conserving ...
Option value: improving resource allocation efficiency
(Lincoln University. Centre for Resource Management, 1991-10)
Measuring consumer benefits associated with a policy or a project in a world where prices and outcomes are known with certainty is, at least in theory, straightforward. Changes in consumer surplus provide an appropriate ...
Tourism, water and waste in Akaroa : implications of tourist demand on infrastructure
(Lincoln University. Tourism Recreation Research and Education Centre, 2003-11)
There are three components to this research project. The first is the quantitative analysis of the impact of tourist flows to Akaroa on the town's water supply services and wastewater management services. The second is the ...
Enhancing financial and economic yield in tourism: public sector: central government benefits and costs of tourism
(Lincoln University. Tourism Recreation Research and Education Centre, 2007-11)
This report describes the national public sector direct inputs, and outline society’s indirect inputs, into tourism production and consumption. The public sector and societal benefits that accrue from tourism will also be ...
The link between community forestry policies and poverty and unemployment in rural Nepal
(International Mountain Society and United Nations University, 2007-02)
The present article examines the relationship between community forest management policies on the one hand, and income and unemployment in rural areas of Nepal on the other, by modeling the effect of forest management ...
New methodology for the ecological footprint with an application to the New Zealand economy
(Lincoln University. Commerce Division, 1997-04)
Sustainable development has become a primary objective for many countries throughout the world since the late 1980’s. A major difficulty associated with sustainable development objectives, however, is the absence of reliable ...
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 ...
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, ...
Contingent valuation of improved water quality in the lower Waimakariri River
(Lincoln University (Canterbury, N.Z.). Agribusiness and Economics Research Unit, 1993-12)