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Biodiversity and National Accounting

Kirk Hamilton

in Nature in the Balance: The Economics of Biodiversity

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199676880
eISBN:
9780191756252
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199676880.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Biodiversity, a property of natural areas, provides a range of benefits to the economy including bio-prospecting rents, knowledge and insurance, ecotourism fees, and ecosystem services. Many of these ... More


Creating and Rescheduling Tangible Benefits and Costs

William Ascher

in Bringing in the Future: Strategies for Farsightedness and Sustainability in Developing Countries

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226029160
eISBN:
9780226029184
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226029184.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter tries to illustrate the remarkably large number of strategies and specific instruments that can accomplish the changes in farsighted and shortsighted actions. Since one can address both ... More


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