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Overview page. Subjects: Social Sciences — Arts and Humanities.

Many sociological and anthropological definitions exist, but most tend to privilege some combination of small-scale, relative boundedness, strong affective ties, traditionalism, and...

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Evolutionary Theories and the Community Management of Local Commons: A Survey

Anil Rupasingha and Fred O. Boadu.

in Applied Economic Perspectives and Policy

January 1998; p ublished online January 1998 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Renewable Resources and Conservation. 0 words.

This article examines the evolution of economic theory to explain the emergence and maintenance of cooperation among users of local commons. The conventional view that “free riding”...

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Risk Aversion: Experimental Evidence from South African Fishing Communities

Kerri Brick, Martine Visser and Justine Burns.

in American Journal of Agricultural Economics

January 2012; p ublished online January 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Information, Knowledge, and Uncertainy; Renewable Resources and Conservation. 10799 words.

We estimate the risk attitudes of a large sample of individuals from various fishing communities along the west coast of South Africa. Female fishers and rights holders are found to be more...

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Welfare Implications of Community Forest Plantations in Developing Countries: The Orissa Social Forestry Project

Gunnar Köhlin and Gregory S. Amacher.

in American Journal of Agricultural Economics

November 2005; p ublished online November 2005 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Demand and Supply of Labour; Welfare Economics; Renewable Resources and Conservation; Economic Development. 9944 words.

Community forest plantations are a common intervention in developing countries. We use household and remote sensing data from Orissa, India, to estimate welfare effects of community forest...

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Economic Development Prospects of Forest-Dependent Communities: Analyzing Trade-offs Using a Compromise-Fuzzy Programming Framework

Emina Krcmar and G. Cornelis van Kooten.

in American Journal of Agricultural Economics

November 2008; p ublished online November 2008 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Primary Products; Demographic Economics; Renewable Resources and Conservation. 8370 words.

Many aboriginal communities look to forest resources for short- and long-term employment, adequate timber for mills, an even flow of wood fiber for community stability, and financial...

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Prevention versus Treatment under Precautionary Regulation: A Case Study of Groundwater Contamination under Uncertainty

Erik Lichtenberg and Tony M. Penn.

in American Journal of Agricultural Economics

February 2003; p ublished online February 2003 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Renewable Resources and Conservation. 8481 words.

Policy discussions on agricultural pollution problems characterize prevention as more cost effective and precautionary than ex post treatment. We derive conditions under which treatment...

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Trade-off between Structural Diversity and Economic Objectives in Forest Management

Hayri Önal.

in American Journal of Agricultural Economics

August 1997; p ublished online August 1997 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Renewable Resources and Conservation. 0 words.

A measure of divergence (NAD) between the distribution of individuals in a community and a target distribution is presented. When the latter is uniform, NAD measures evenness and exhibits a...

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Book review. The Living Land: Agriculture, Food and Community Regeneration in Rural Europe. J Pretty

M Krämer.

in European Review of Agricultural Economics

June 1999; p ublished online June 1999 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Agricultural Economics; Environmental Economics; Renewable Resources and Conservation; Primary Products. 0 words.

Foreign Transfers and Tropical Deforestation: What Terms of Conditionality?

Daan van Soest and Robert Lensink.

in American Journal of Agricultural Economics

May 2000; p ublished online May 2000 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Renewable Resources and Conservation; Economic Development. 0 words.

The international community considers the possibility of using aid as an instrument to improve natural resource conservation in developing countries. By making the amount of transfers...

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Forest Conservation in Costa Rica when Nonuse Benefits are Uncertain but Rising

Erwin Bulte, Daan P. van Soest, G. Cornelis van Kooten and Robert A. Schipper.

in American Journal of Agricultural Economics

February 2002; p ublished online February 2002 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Renewable Resources and Conservation; Economic Development. 0 words.

Stochastic dynamic programming is used to investigate optimal holding of primary tropical forest in humid Costa Rica when future nonuse benefits of forest conservation are uncertain and...

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The Environment and Pork Production: The Oklahoma Industry at a Crossroads

Conrad Lyford and Todd Hicks.

in Applied Economic Perspectives and Policy

January 2001; p ublished online January 2001 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Renewable Resources and Conservation; Agricultural Economics. 0 words.

Few current debates in agriculture are as contentious as those that surround pork production and the environment. Large amounts of pork production now take place on huge pork production...

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Using Contingent Valuation to Measure User and Nonuser Benefits: An Application to Public Transit

Kathleen M. Painter, Robert Douglas Scott, Philip R. Wandschneider and Kenneth L. Casavant.

in Applied Economic Perspectives and Policy

January 2002; p ublished online January 2002 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Renewable Resources and Conservation; Transport. 0 words.

The contingent valuation method (CVM) was used to measure the value of a community service, rural transit, that has both user and nonuser values. Traditional focus groups and a CVM...

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Are investments to promote biodiversity conservation and ecosystem services aligned?

Stephen Polasky, Kris Johnson, Bonnie Keeler, Kent Kovacs, Erik Nelson, Derric Pennington, Andrew J. Plantinga and John Withey.

in Oxford Review of Economic Policy

January 2012; p ublished online March 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Environmental Economics; Renewable Resources and Conservation. 11326 words.

The conservation community is divided over the proper objective for conservation, with one faction focused on ecosystem services that contribute to human well-being and another faction...

Male wages and female welfare: private markets, public goods, and intrahousehold inequality

Suman Ghosh and Ravi Kanbur.

in Oxford Economic Papers

January 2008; p ublished online January 2008 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Welfare Economics; Renewable Resources and Conservation; Economic Development. 5822 words.

We show how an apparently welfare improving phenomenon like an increase in the wage of the male member of a family can result in a seemingly paradoxical result where the entire family is...

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A Hedonic Valuation of Residential Water Services

William F. Vásquez.

in Applied Economic Perspectives and Policy

December 2013; p ublished online August 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Environmental Economics; Renewable Resources and Conservation; Economic Development. 6795 words.

This paper investigates the economic value of municipal, private, and community-managed water services in Guatemala through a hedonic analysis of rental housing prices observed in 2006....

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Local compensation payments for agri-environmental externalities: a panel data analysis of bargaining outcomes

Franz Hackl, Martin Halla and Gerald J. Pruckner.

in European Review of Agricultural Economics

September 2007; p ublished online August 2007 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Welfare Economics; Renewable Resources and Conservation; Agricultural Economics. 9689 words.

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We analyse local compensation payments made to farmers for providing landscape amenities in Alpine tourist communities. These payments result from...

Property Rights and Natural Resource Management Incentives: Do Transferability and Formality Matter?

Makiko Omura.

in American Journal of Agricultural Economics

November 2008; p ublished online November 2008 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Renewable Resources and Conservation; Agricultural Economics; Economic Development. 8383 words.

This article examines how property rights expectations affect resource management incentives. It utilizes expected property rights over different timespans and of different strengths,...

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Productivity and Land Enhancing Technologies in Northern Ethiopia: Health, Public Investments, and Sequential Adoption

Lire Ersado, Gregory Amacher and Jeffrey Alwang.

in American Journal of Agricultural Economics

May 2004; p ublished online May 2004 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Environmental Economics; Renewable Resources and Conservation; Agricultural Economics; Economic Development. 6194 words.

The adoption of more efficient farming practices and technologies that enhance agricultural productivity and improve environmental sustainability is instrumental for achieving economic...

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Impact of Participatory Forestry Program on Sustainable Rural Livelihoods: Lessons From an Indian Province

Nimai Das.

in Applied Economic Perspectives and Policy

September 2012; p ublished online March 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Welfare and Poverty; Renewable Resources and Conservation; Urban, Rural, and Regional Economics. 9786 words.

This paper examines how rural livelihoods are improved owing to the impact of policy interventions through community-driven forest management in West Bengal, India. As an instance of...

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On the comparative evaluation of agricultural income distributions in the European Union

P Allanson and L Hubbard.

in European Review of Agricultural Economics

March 1999; p ublished online March 1999 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Agricultural Economics; Environmental Economics; Renewable Resources and Conservation; Primary Products. 0 words.

The paper reports a set of operational rules for ranking income distributions that could be used, given appropriate data, to address a range of policy issues concerning the economic welfare...

Valuing the outputs of multifunctional agriculture

Alan Randall.

in European Review of Agricultural Economics

August 2002; p ublished online August 2002 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Agricultural Economics; Environmental Economics; Renewable Resources and Conservation; Primary Products. 0 words.

Given that agriculture produces a broad array of valuable amenities in addition to commodity outputs, ‘green payments’ might be a tool for maximising welfare from the agricultural...