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Essays on Behavioral Economics and Policies for Provision of Ecosystem Services


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Title: Essays on Behavioral Economics and Policies for Provision of Ecosystem Services
Authors: Nordén, Anna
E-mail: anna.norden@economics.gu.se
Issue Date: 30-Apr-2013
University: Göteborgs universitet. Handelshögskolan
Institution: Department of Economics ; Institutionen för nationalekonomi med statistik
Parts of work: I. Nordén, A, M. Persson and F. Alpízar (2013). Incentives, Impacts, and Behavioural Issues in the Context of Payment for Ecosystem Services Programmes: Lessons for REDD+. Published 10 April 2013 in Globalization and Development: Rethinking Interventions and Governance, A. Bigsten (Ed.), Routledge Press).

II. Alpízar F., A. Nordén and A. Pfaff (2013). Incentivizing versus Rewarding Good Behavior: Insights on the Use of Monetary Incentives. Unpublished manuscript.

III. Alpízar F., A. Nordén and A. Pfaff (2013). Unintended Consequences of Targeting Forest Conservation Incentives: Behavioral Insights into Incentive Design. Unpublished manuscript.

IV. Nordén, A. (2013). Payments in Cash or in Kind for Ecosystem Services: Stated Preferences of Costa Rican Landowners. Unpublished manuscript.

V. Alpízar, F., P. Martinsson and A. Nordén (2013). Do Entrance Fees Crowd Out Donations for Public Goods? Evidence from a Protected Area in Costa Rica. Unpublished manuscript.
Date of Defence: 2013-05-24
Disputation: Fredagen den 24 maj 2013, kl 10.15, i sal E43, Institutionen för nationalekonomi med statistik, Vasagatan 1.
Degree: Doctor of Philosophy
Publication type: Doctoral thesis
Series/Report no.: Ekonomiska Studier
211
Keywords: behavioral economics
economic experiments
monetary incentives
conditional payments
Reduced Emissions from Deforestation and forest Degradation (REDD)
payment for ecosystem services (PES) programs
targeting
spillovers
field experiment
cash payments
in-kind payments
stated preferences
crowding out
entrance fee
donation
voluntary contribution
protected areas
Costa Rica
Abstract: Abstract Paper 1: Incentives, Impacts, and Behavioural Issues in the Context of Payment for Ecosystem Services Programmes: Lessons for REDD+ Payment for environmental services (PES) aims to increase the provision of public goods and internalize environmental externalities by offering direct compensation to landowners for the opportunity costs of more environmentally friendly land management practices (e.g. low impact agriculture or conservation of natural ecosystems). Being promoted as more co... more
ISBN: 978-91-85169-75-7 (printed)
978-91-85169-76-4 (pdf)
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2077/32759
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