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Biodiversity offset markets: What are they really? An empirical approach to wetland mitigation banking


  • Vaissière, Anne-Charlotte
  • Levrel, Harold


•Mitigation banking is a hybrid form halfway between a market and a hierarchy.•Its features are well-adapted to implement public policy dealing with biodiversity.•It is a useful decentralized regulation tool for biodiversity conservation.

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  • Vaissière, Anne-Charlotte & Levrel, Harold, 2015. "Biodiversity offset markets: What are they really? An empirical approach to wetland mitigation banking," Ecological Economics, Elsevier, vol. 110(C), pages 81-88.
  • Handle: RePEc:eee:ecolec:v:110:y:2015:i:c:p:81-88
    DOI: 10.1016/j.ecolecon.2015.01.002

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    2. Vatn, Arild, 2014. "Markets in environmental governance — From theory to practice," Ecological Economics, Elsevier, vol. 105(C), pages 97-105.
    3. Eckehard Rosenbaum, 2000. "What is a Market? On the Methodology of a Contested Concept," Review of Social Economy, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 58(4), pages 455-482.
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    1. Thébaud, Olivier & Boschetti, Fabio & Jennings, Sarah & Smith, Anthony D.M. & Pascoe, Sean, 2015. "Of sets of offsets: Cumulative impacts and strategies for compensatory restoration," Ecological Modelling, Elsevier, vol. 312(C), pages 114-124.
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    3. repec:eee:ecoser:v:21:y:2016:i:pa:p:92-102 is not listed on IDEAS
    4. repec:wsi:jeapmx:v:19:y:2017:i:02:n:s1464333217500065 is not listed on IDEAS
    5. repec:eee:ecolec:v:142:y:2017:i:c:p:185-193 is not listed on IDEAS
    6. Levrel, Harold & Scemama, Pierre & Vaissière, Anne-Charlotte, 2017. "Should We Be Wary of Mitigation Banking? Evidence Regarding the Risks Associated with this Wetland Offset Arrangement in Florida," Ecological Economics, Elsevier, vol. 135(C), pages 136-149.
    7. repec:eee:ecolec:v:159:y:2019:i:c:p:54-67 is not listed on IDEAS


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