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A Case For Subvention Of Private Landowners In The Louisiana Coastal Zone


  • Caffey, Rex H.


The Louisiana Coastal Zone (LCZ) is experiencing an unparalleled crisis of wetland loss, most of which (75%) is occurring on private lands. This paper use agricultural conservation policy as a comparative construct in a commentary that examines the rationale and methodology of providing economic incentives to subsidize wetland restoration on private lands in the LCZ.

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  • Caffey, Rex H., 2003. "A Case For Subvention Of Private Landowners In The Louisiana Coastal Zone," 2003 Annual Meeting, February 1-5, 2003, Mobile, Alabama 35045, Southern Agricultural Economics Association.
  • Handle: RePEc:ags:saeatm:35045

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    1. Milon, J. Walter & Hodges, Alan W., 2000. "Who Wants to Pay for Everglades Restoration?," Choices, Agricultural and Applied Economics Association, vol. 15(2).
    2. Feng, Hongli & Zhao, Jinhua & Kling, Catherine L., 2001. "Carbon: The next big cash crop?," Choices, Agricultural and Applied Economics Association, vol. 16(2).
    3. Claassen, Roger & Hansen, LeRoy T. & Peters, Mark & Breneman, Vincent E. & Weinberg, Marca & Cattaneo, Andrea & Feather, Peter & Gadsby, Dwight M. & Hellerstein, Daniel & Hopkins, Jeffrey W. & Johnsto, 2001. "Agri-Environmental Policy at the Crossroads: Guideposts on a Changing Landscape," Agricultural Economics Reports 33983, United States Department of Agriculture, Economic Research Service.
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