The economics of biodiversity

Principal Investigators:

Charles Kolstad, and Geoffrey Heal

The impetus for this workshop is the importance that environmental economists understand better what biodiversity is and how it functions and contributes to goods and services that society values. Economists also need to know better whether and in what ways market and non-market mechanisms can realize some of the economic value of biodiversity, and provide incentives for its conservation. To progress on these goals, in April 2000, the convenors invited a select group of economists working in related areas to prepare papers on the subject for... more

Participants and Meetings

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ActivityDatesFurther Information
Working Group11th—13th May 2001Participant List  

Participant Contact Information

Paul R. Armsworthp.armsworth@sheffield.ac.ukJames Cook University
William Brockbrock@macc.wisc.eduUniversity of Wisconsin
Linda Fernandezlfernand@ucrac1.ucr.eduUniversity of California, Riverside
Wayt Gibbswgibbs@sciam-sf.comScientific American
Geoffrey Healgmh1@columbia.eduColumbia University
Klaus Nehringkdnehring@ucdavis.eduUniversity of California, Davis
Alexander PfaffAlex.pfaff@duke.eduColumbia University
Stephen Polaskypolasky@umn.eduUniversity of Minnesota, Twin Cities
Chad Settlecccsee@aol.comUniversity of Tulsa
Jason Shogrenjramses@uwyo.eduUniversity of Wyoming
R. David Simpsonsimpson@rff.orgResources for the Future
Arthur Smallaas69@columbia.eduColumbia University

Products: Publications, Reports, Datasets, Presentations, Visualizations

TypeProducts of NCEAS Research
Journal Article Armsworth, Paul R.; Kendall, Bruce E.; Davis, Frank W. 2004. An introduction to biodiversity concepts for environmental economists. Resource and Energy Economics (Special issue on the economics of biodiversity). Vol: 26(2). Pages 115-136.
Journal Article Brock, William; Xepapadeas, A. 2004. Management of interacting species: Regulation under nonlinearities and hysteresis. Resource and Energy Economics (Special issue on the economics of biodiversity). Vol: 26(2). Pages 137-156.
Journal Article Costello, Christopher; Polasky, Stephen. 2004. Dynamic reserve site selection. Resource and Energy Economics (Special issue on the economics of biodiversity). Vol: 26(2). Pages 157-174.
Journal Article Heal, Geoffrey. 2004. Economics of biodiversity: An introduction. Resource and Energy Economics (Special issue on the economics of biodiversity). Vol: 26(2). Pages 105-114.
Journal Article Heal, Geoffrey; Walker, Brian; Levin, Simon A.; Arrow, Kenneth; Dasgupta, Partha; Daily, Gretchen; Ehrlich, Paul R.; Maler, Karl-Goran; Kautsky, Nils; Lubchenco, Jane; Schneider, Steve; Starrett, David. 2004. Genetic diversity and interdependent crop choices in agriculture. Resource and Energy Economics (Special issue on the economics of biodiversity). Vol: 26(2). Pages 175-184.
Journal Article Kolstad, Charles. 2004. Special issue on the economics of biodiversity. Resource and Energy Economics. Vol: 26(2). Pages 103.
Journal Article Muller, Jeffrey; Albers, Heidi J. 2004. Enforcement, payments, and development projects near protected areas: How the market setting determines what works where. Resource and Energy Economics (Special issue on the economics of biodiversity). Vol: 26(2). Pages 185-204.
Journal Article Nehring, Klaus; Puppe, Clemens. 2004. Modelling phylogenetic diversity. Resource and Energy Economics (Special issue on the economics of biodiversity). Vol: 26(2). Pages 205-235.
Journal Article Settle, Chad; Shogren, Jason. 2004. Hyperbolic discounting and time inconsistency in a native-exotic species conflict. Resource and Energy Economics (Special issue on the economics of biodiversity). Vol: 26(2). Pages 255-274.
"The economics of biodiversity" is project ID: 4460