Choice Experiments Informing Environmental Policy: A by Ekin Birol, Phoebe Koundouri

By Ekin Birol, Phoebe Koundouri

This cutting edge e-book is a compilation of state of the art selection test reports undertaken in different eu Union (EU) international locations, together with Finland, France, Greece, eire, Italy, Poland, Spain and the uk. The case stories offered difficulty a number of environmental, agricultural and common source matters - reminiscent of the administration of water assets, forests and agricultural landscapes; conservation of biodiversity and cultural history; noise pollutants aid and foodstuff labeling.The ebook highlights how the alternative scan strategy should be hired to notify effective and potent layout and implementation of varied ecu point agricultural and environmental regulations and directives, comparable to the typical Agricultural coverage, Water Framework Directive, Forestry procedure, Habitats Directive and nutrition labeling structures. This booklet can be of significant curiosity to researchers operating within the fields of environmental, ordinary source and agricultural economics. teachers and graduate scholars world wide, in addition to utilized economists operating in overseas and nationwide corporations, would get advantages from the innovative selection scan purposes offered during this e-book. foreign and nationwide coverage makers also will enjoy the info at the use and value of the alternative scan technique in informing effective and potent environmental, agricultural and normal source administration coverage making.

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G. O. Rege. (2003b), ‘Valuing Indigenous Cattle Breeds in Kenya: An Empirical Comparison of Stated and Revealed Preference Value Estimates’, Ecological Economics, Vol. 45, No. 3, pp. 409–426. Thurstone, L. (1927), ‘A Law of Comparative Judgement’, Psychological Review, Vol. 4, pp. 273–286. 2. Applications of the choice experiment method in Europe: a review Ekin Birol, Phoebe Koundouri and Yiannis Kountouris INTRODUCTION This chapter reviews several noteworthy applications of the choice experiment method undertaken in European Union (EU) countries to date.

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For the Breadalbane ESA, Hanley et al. identify farm woodlands, archaeological features, heather moors, wet grasslands and drystone walls as important landscape features which could be affected by the agri-environmental schemes. Their findings reveal that the public values agri-environmental schemes to improve farm woodlands the highest, followed by heather moors and wet grasslands, whereas their valuation of schemes that improve archaeological features are the lowest. Agri-environmental schemes in this ESA should therefore prioritise provision of woodlands on farms.

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