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Funding allocations and the cost- effectiveness of New Zealand threatened species programmes.
Aim: To investigate the effects of relaxing the budget constraint on the cost effectiveness of threatened species programmes.
Agribusiness for rural development: a peripheral view?
(Aotearoa New Zealand International Development Studies Network, 2008-12)
This paper argues that new technology used in the production of biofuels and adopted rapidly during the recent oil and food price crisis has altered the longterm relationship between energy and food prices as these products ...
Ecosystem health demystified: an ecological concept determined by economic means
(The Australian National University, 2005-05-05)
This paper addresses “ecosystem health”, a concept recently popularised as the way forward in evaluating nature. The concept is often defined in vague expressions and is being seen more as a broad societal aspiration rather ...
Using choice modeling to value ecosystem services on arable land
(Lincoln University., 2005-02)
The objectives are to more accurately measure values of non-market ecosystem services (ES) on New Zealand arable land by estimating values of: gas regulation (greenhouse gas emissions); waste treatment (nitrogen leaching); ...
Sustainability needs good economics
(Lincoln University. Faculty of Commerce. Department of Accounting, Economics and Finance., 2007-09)
1. Key economics ideas • Economics - how we make choices over scarce items • People respond to incentives in making choices • Scarce items have alternative uses • If we choose one use of a resource we forgo the benefit ...
Analysis of choice modeling data with various choice sets
(Lincoln University. Faculty of Commerce. Department of Accounting, Economics and Finance., 2005-06-30)
To explore individual’s behavior on willingness to pay (WTP) decision making in the multiple question format in choice modeling. Case study: estimation of values of Ecosystem Services (water quality, air quality, soil ...
Demand for ‘good wine’ from a ‘good environment’
This poster provides results from a project estimating the value of ecosystem services in New Zealand agriculture. Survey results for wine buying behaviour, knowledge and preferences regarding wine safety and sustainable ...