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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, ...
Why some community forests are performing better than others: a case of forest user groups in Nepal
(New Zealand Agricultural and Resource Economics Society, 2010-08)
Management of many Nepalese forests has been devolved to local communities. Forest products, which are used by the community and which may also be traded, are essential contributors to community well-being. Forests are ...
Small forest owners and environmental sustainability in Guatemala: The potential of the Carbon Banking approach
(New Zealand Agricultural and Resource Economics Society., 2012-08)
Forest carbon is potentially an important income stream for small land owners in Guatemala that would help to cease deforestation and forest degradation pressures. However, the temporary nature of sequestered forest carbon, ...
Cultural service values of a small river in Canterbury
Slides from presentation made to the Forest Ecosystem Services Forum 2014.
Predator free Banks Peninsula: scoping analysis
(Lincoln University. LEaP, 2017-05)
There has been considerable public interest in predator control following the release of the government’s goal to make New Zealand predator free by 2050. Prompted and supported by the Rod Donald Banks Peninsula Trust, this ...
Big game hunter surveys
This oral presentation looks at the costs, recreation benefits, non-recreational harvests, conservation and other facters of the big game hunter surveys.
Valuing indigenous biodiversity
The primary objective of the project is to create a method that can be applied by Biosecurity New Zealand (BNZ) to rapidly and accurately evaluate and rank projects aimed at protecting indigenous biodiversity from incursions ...
New Zealand fresh water management and agricultural impacts
Outline• The legislation, policy and institutionalcontexts under which water is managed;• Evidence to show that institutions arefailing in the tasks defined by thislegislation:- biophysical sciences and policy- national ...
Economic assessment: proposed Ashburton catchment flow regime change
Key topics include an economic assessment and consideration of ecosystem services. Provisioning services, regulating services and cultural services are given along with benefit and cost changes.