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Discounting the Benefits of Climate Change Policies Using Uncertain Rates
Evaluating environmental policies, such as the mitigation of greenhouse gases, frequently requires balancing near-term mitigation costs against long-term environmental benefits. Conventional approaches to valuing such investments ...
Seeing the forest for the fuel
(Environment and Development Economics, 2004-02-01)
We demonstrate a new approach to understanding the role of fuelwood in the rural household economy by applying insights from travel cost modeling to author-compiled household survey data and meso-scale environmental statistics ...
Discounting the distant future: How much do uncertain rates increase valuations?
(Journal of Environmental Economics and Management, 2003-07-01)
We demonstrate that when the future path of the discount rate is uncertain and highly correlated, the distant future should be discounted at significantly lower rates than suggested by the current rate. We then use two centuries ...
Economic return of clinical trials performed under the pediatric exclusivity program.
CONTEXT: In 1997, Congress authorized the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to grant 6-month extensions of marketing rights through the Pediatric Exclusivity Program if industry sponsors complete FDA-requested pediatric ...
The Role of the Private Sector in Protected Area Establishment and Management
(Making Parks Work: Strategies for Preserving Tropical Nature, 2002-03-01)
Most scientists and researchers working in tropical areas are convinced that parks and protected areas are the only real hope for saving land and biodiversity in those regions. Rather than giving up on parks that are foundering, ...
Encouraging innovative treatment of neglected diseases through priority review vouchers
(Prescribing Cultures and Pharmaceutical Policy in the Asia-Pacific, 2009-09-01)
Using decision analysis to improve malaria control policy making.
(Health Policy, 2009-10)
Malaria and other vector-borne diseases represent a significant and growing burden in many tropical countries. Successfully addressing these threats will require policies that expand access to and use of existing control ...
Using Contingent Valuation to Estimate the Value of Forest Ecosystem Protection
(Forests in a Market Economy, 2003-07-31)
This book provides a state-of-the-art review of both classical and emerging themes in forest resource economics. The authors show how neo-classical economic principles can be used to analyze forest policy issues across existing ...
Disconnects in evaluating the relative effectiveness of conservation strategies
(Conservation Biology, 2004-06-01)