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Which instruments to preserve forest biodiversity?


  • Elodie Brahic


In general, neither the social norms nor market dynamics stimulate spontaneously activities and practices conducive to biodiversity. The nature of public good of biodiversity leads to its rapid erosion. Even if it can respond positively to social expectations and improve welfare in the long term2, taking into account biodiversity often leads to changes in the way we produce or how to exercise its property right. The consideration of biodiversity may determine production losses and income decreases.[...]

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  • Elodie Brahic, 2010. "Which instruments to preserve forest biodiversity?," Studies and Syntheses 10-02, LAMETA, Universtiy of Montpellier, revised Oct 2010.
  • Handle: RePEc:lam:estudy:10-02

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    1. Annie Hofstetter & Robert Lifran, 2009. "Couplage simple entre système d'information géographique et modèle multi-agents pour simuler l’impact des politiques publiques sur les dynamiques du paysage," Studies and Syntheses 09-02, LAMETA, Universtiy of Montpellier, revised Dec 2009.
    2. Uwe Latacz-Lohmann & Carel Van der Hamsvoort, 1997. "Auctioning Conservation Contracts: A Theoretical Analysis and an Application," American Journal of Agricultural Economics, Agricultural and Applied Economics Association, vol. 79(2), pages 407-418.
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