All pages with keywords: Payments for Environmental Services

RSS | Nicholas Hanley “Incentivising spatial coordination and improving participation in Payment for Ecosystem Service schemes”

Research Seminar Serie 28 Sep 2016

Nicholas Hanely, Professor of Environmental Economics at the University of St Andrews, will be the speaker at this event. In this seminar, Prof. Hanley looks at two design issues in PES (Payment … read more »


Investigating fishers’ preferences for the design of marine Payments for Environmental Services schemes

Investigating fishers’ preferences for the design of marine Payments for Environmental Services schemes

a working paper by Rhona Barr, Susana Mourato 30 November, 2012

We determine the effects of various management restrictions on adoption rates of marine PES schemes. Choice experiments are used in order to determine how fisher participation … read more »


Improving cost-efficiency of conservation auctions with joint bidding

Improving cost-efficiency of conservation auctions with joint bidding

a research article by Raphael Calel 20 June, 2012

Most current models of conservation auctions are incompatible with the assessment that there are environmental externalities and synergies between bidders. Yet, conservation auctions are usually set up for the … read more »


Income diversification, social capital and their potential role in uptake of marine Payments for Environmental Services schemes: a study from a Tanzanian fishing community

Income diversification, social capital and their potential role in uptake of marine Payments for Environmental Services schemes: a study from a Tanzanian fishing community

a working paper by Rhona Barr, Salvatore di Falco, Susana Mourato 1 November, 2011

We analyse the role of risk mitigating strategies upon the willingness to adopt a marine PES scheme in fishing households. More specifically we focus on the … read more »


Land use change and availability of ecosystem services in the Brazilian Atlantic Forest

Land use change and availability of ecosystem services in the Brazilian Atlantic Forest

a research article by Susana Mourato 19 June, 2010

The importance of quantifying existing ecosystem services, assessing the impacts of various land use decisions and ultimately evaluating the overall costs and benefits of different land use patterns having … read more »


Investigating the potential for marine resource protection through environmental service markets: an exploratory study from La Paz Mexico

Investigating the potential for marine resource protection through environmental service markets: an exploratory study from La Paz Mexico

a research article by Rhona Barr, Susana Mourato 18 November, 2009

Marine Protected Areas (MPAs) have long been advocated as effective management vehicles for promoting long-term conservation of marine resources and biodiversity. However MPAs are failing in their conservation goals, … read more »