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Testing the embedding effect in the valuation of lagoon recovery
(Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile. Facultad de Agronomía e Ingeniería Forestal, 2010)
Economic susceptibility of fire-prone landscapes in natural protected areas of the southern Andean Range
Large fires are the most important disturbances at landscape-level due to their ecological and socioeconomic impacts. This study aimed to develop an approach for the assessment of the socio-economic landscape susceptibility ...
Contingent Valuation Scenarios for Chronic Illnesses: The Case of Childhood Asthma
Objectives: We use a contingent valuation (CV) study of childhood asthma to discuss a central issue in designing CV studies of chronic illness-the need for a detailed, realistic scenario that minimizes confounding factors-and ...
Willingness to Pay of Smallholders for Soil Restoration: Results of a Contingent Valuation Survey
This work presents the willingness to pay of smallholders of the rainfed from Central Chile by means of implementing restoration projects of soils degraded by erosion, covering an area that extends from Libertador Bernardo ...
The use of contingent valuation for evaluating protected areas in the developing world: Economic valuation of Morro do Diabo State Park, Atlantic Rainforest, Sao Paulo State (Brazil)
(ELSEVIER SCIENCE BV, 2008)
The Brazilian Atlantic Rainforest is internationally recognised as one of the most biodiverse and threatened tropical forests in the world [Myers, N., Mittermeier, R.A., Mittermeier, C.G., da Fonseca, G.A.B., Kent, J., ...
Assessing the Benefits and Costs of Dryland Forest Restoration in Central Chile
Investment in natural capital restoration is increasing as a response to the widespread ecological degradation of dryland forests. However, finding efficient mechanisms to promote restoration among private landowners is a ...
Environmental Valuation With Periodical Payments in High-inflation Economies. An Argentinean Case Study
(Elsevier Science, 2017-08)
Stated preference valuation surveys often ask respondents for periodical payments, sometimes for the remaining life of the individuals. Questionnaires do not usually specify whether those payments would vary according to ...
Valuing Watershed Services in Mexico’s Temperate Forests
(Modern Economy, 2011, 2, 769-779, 2011)
Water resources are highly valuable in arid, semiarid, or high-altitude areas where the sources are restricted to groundwater or flash floods occurred in short periods of time. In this paper, we present a case study where ...