Submission to call for evidence: Dasgupta Review on the Economics of Biodiversity


This paper was submitted to the Dasgupta Review on the Economics of Biodiversity – Call for Evidence on 6 November 2019. This independent global review was announced by Her Majesty’s Treasury in the United Kingdom in March 2019, to “assess the economic value of biodiversity and to identify actions that will simultaneously enhance biodiversity and deliver economic prosperity”. The review is being led by Professor Sir Partha Dasgupta and will report ahead of the 15th meeting of the Conference of the Parties to the Convention on Biological Diversity in China in October 2020.

The authors have responded to questions on fiscal policy and regulation and on the private sector and finance.