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Willingness-to-Pay for Eco-Labelled Forest Products in Northern Ireland: An Experimental Auction Approach

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  • Higgins, Kieran
  • Hutchinson, W. George
  • Longo, Alberto

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Woodlands provide a variety of market and non-market benefits, but deforestation arising from pressures on landowners to clear forested areas for other land uses may cause irrevocable loss of these benefits. Landowners need to be encouraged to create or retain wooded areas on their land, and manage them sustainably.

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  • Higgins, Kieran & Hutchinson, W. George & Longo, Alberto, 2020. "Willingness-to-Pay for Eco-Labelled Forest Products in Northern Ireland: An Experimental Auction Approach," Journal of Behavioral and Experimental Economics (formerly The Journal of Socio-Economics), Elsevier, vol. 87(C).
  • Handle: RePEc:eee:soceco:v:87:y:2020:i:c:s2214804319306445
    DOI: 10.1016/j.socec.2020.101572
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