Conservation Policies, Environmental Valuation And Optimal Jurisdiction
AbstractThe size of a jurisdiction is crucial in determining the efficiency, equity or efficacy of environmental regulations. However, jurisdictions are usually taken to coincide with political boundaries even if environmental externalities may transcend them. This paper illustrates the design and implementation of a Choice Modelling experiment to determine the spatial distribution of some environmental benefits. The objective is to understand if state or local resources are the appropriate form of funding a conservation policy.
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Bibliographic InfoPaper provided by Australian Agricultural and Resource Economics Society in its series 2005 Conference (49th), February 9-11, 2005, Coff's Harbour, Australia with number 139324.
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federal regulation; decentralised policies; benefits spillovers; environmental valuation; choice modelling; distance; Environmental Economics and Policy; Political Economy; Public Economics;
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