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Contingent valuation payment cards : how many cells?
(Lincoln University. Commerce Division, 2000-05)
The dichotomous choice approach to contingent valuation is extremely popular, but obtains very little information from each respondent and is therefore inefficient. Multiple-bounded dichotomous choice approaches are more ...
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)
Instream water values : Canterbury's Rakaia and Waimakariri Rivers
(Lincoln University. Agribusiness and Economics Research Unit, 2004-09)
This paper reports previously unpublished results from an early study of instream values associated with two Canterbury Rivers, the Waimakariri and the Rakaia. The studies utilised several different approaches to valuation ...
Criteria to evaluate the application of policy instruments designed to internalise externalities from commercial fisheries : report to Ministry of Fisheries
(Lincoln University. Agribusiness and Economics Research Unit, 2000-12)
New Zealand has the world's fourth largest Exclusive Economic Zone and a very large commercial fishery. Arguably this fishery is one of the best managed in the world. Nevertheless, many problems remain to be solved, ...
Instruments for internalising the environmental externalities in commercial fisheries : report to Ministry of Fisheries
(Lincoln University. Agribusiness and Economics Research Unit, 2000-07)
Commercial fisheries in New Zealand having significant environmental externalities are identified and a framework for comparative Environmental Impact Assessment is proposed. From this analysis and from a survey of ...
Community mitigation preferences : a choice modelling study of Auckland streams
(Lincoln University. Agribusiness and Economics Research Unit., 2003-05)
The principal aim of this project was to apply choice modelling as a tool for development of offsetting mitigation assessment in two locations within the Auckland metropolitan area. Surveyed individuals were presented with ...
The impact of wilding trees on indigenous biodiversity: a choice modelling study
(Lincoln University. Agribusiness & Economics Research Unit, 2007-12)
Invasive species are typically non-indigenous species that adversely affect the habitat they invade. The adverse impact can be ecological (e.g. extinction of indigenous species), environmental (e.g. altering ecosystem ...
Environmental budget allocation : public preferences
(Lincoln University. Commerce Division, 2003-08)
It is important for central government to have good information about public preferences regarding budget allocations. Consumer sovereignty, government popularity, and efficiency are all dependent on clear articulation of ...