Economic Environmental Valuation: An Analysis of Limitations and Alternatives
The structure of this report is as follows. In Section 2 we introduce economic methods for environmental and biodiversity valuation, and in particular the total economic value model. Sections 3…
Economic analyses of user interactions in thecoastal zone
- Political Science
The Evolution of Economic Views on Natural Resource Scarcity
- EconomicsReview of Environmental Economics and Policy
Since the 1950s, as environmental challenges have evolved, so too have economic views on natural resource scarcity. This article discusses three distinct phases in this evolution. From the 1950s to…
Tragedy, Property Rights, and the Commons: Investigating the Causal Relationship from Institutions to Ecosystem Collapse
- EconomicsJournal of the Association of Environmental and Resource Economists
Do private property rights mitigate overexploitation of common pool resources and, if so, under which circumstances? In this paper, we examine the effects of private property rights on the status of…
An integrated assessment framework for energy governance: toward a sustainable, equitable, and democratic energy transition
- Political Science
The Economic Might of Earth’s Evolution: The Epic Promise of Knowledge
The article presents original economic and business models that, in their interplay, have the capacity to shepherd the sustainability and conservation legacy of the emerging global knowledge economy.…
Maximum Willingness to Pay and Minimum Compensation Demand for Natural Forest Protection in Dinh Hoa District, Northern Vietnam
Forests, like many other natural resources, provide a variety of ecosystem services such as watershed, habitats for plants and animals, carbon sequestration, landscape beauty, which are considered…
A bio-economic analysis of harvest control rules for the Northeast Arctic cod fishery
- EconomicsMarine policy
Marginal abatement cost curves (MACCs): important approaches to obtain (firm and sector) greenhouse gases (GHGs) reduction
The study aims to identify appropriate methods that can help organisations to reduce energy use and emissions by using an effective concept of sustainability. In different countries, estimates of…
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Are We Consuming Too Much?
This paper articulates and applies frameworks for examining whether consumption is excessive. We consider two criteria for the possible excessiveness (or insufficiency) of current consumption. One is…
Expanding the Measure of Wealth: Indicators of Environmentally Sustainable Development
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Fisheries Management Under Cyclical Population Dynamics
- Environmental Science, Economics
Cycles in environmental conditions (e.g., sea-surface temperature) directly impact fish growth. This paper extends the classical Gordon-Schaefer fishery model by replacing the constant growth rate…
Where is the wealth of nations? : measuring capital for the 21st century
The book presents estimates of total wealth for nearly 120 countries, using economic theory to decompose the wealth of a nation into its component pieces: produced capital, natural resources and…
Response to Comments on "Impacts of Biodiversity Loss on Ocean Ecosystem Services"
- Environmental ScienceScience
It is shown that globally declining fisheries catch trends cannot be explained by random processes and are consistent with declining stock abundance trends, and may provide a benchmark against which to assess the effectiveness of conservation measures.
Arbitrage and options
- The Endangered Species Act at Thirty: Conserving Biodiversity in Human-Dominated Landscapes, eds. J. Michael Scott, Dale Goble and Frank Davis: Island Press.
The optimal use of carbon sequestration and storage: A
Valuing Ecosystem Services
- Environmental Science
Edward Barbier and Geoffrey Heal explain an emerging field aimed at valuing ecosystems, whose purpose is to help policy makers decide things like how best to get New York clean water or the role that…