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dc.contributor.authorGroth, Markusen_US
dc.date.accessioned2009-02-17en_US
dc.date.accessioned2009-10-01T15:02:47Z-
dc.date.available2009-10-01T15:02:47Z-
dc.date.issued2009en_US
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10419/28236-
dc.description.abstractManaged grasslands contribute in a number of ways to the biodiversity of European agricultural landscapes and provide a wide range of ecosystem services that are also of socio-economic value. Against the background of a rapid biodiversity loss in agricultural landscapes, increasing attention is being paid to farming practices that enhance ecosystem services. Therefore developing cost-effective conservation payment schemes is the main challenge facing present European agri-environmental policy. This paper deals with the transferability of a payment scheme that combines a payment-by-results approach with the use of discriminatory-price conservation procurement auctions in order to improve the cost-effectiveness of conservation schemes for grassland plant biodiversity. Hence the design, implementation and results of the adapted case-study payment scheme in the county Steinburg in the northernmost federal state of Germany (Schleswig-Holstein) will be focussed. Results concerning the ecological-effectiveness of the payment-by-results approach as well bid-prices and potential cost-effectiveness gains by the use of conservation procurement auctions point out that it was possible to transfer the payment scheme successfully to another region, whereby the adapted case-study even.en_US
dc.language.isogeren_US
dc.publisherLeuphana-Univ. Lüneburgen_US
dc.relation.ispartofseriesUniversity of Lüneburg Working Paper Series in Economics 119en_US
dc.subject.jelC93en_US
dc.subject.jelD44en_US
dc.subject.jelH41en_US
dc.subject.jelQ24en_US
dc.subject.jelQ28en_US
dc.subject.jelQ57en_US
dc.subject.jelR52en_US
dc.subject.ddc330en_US
dc.subject.keywordAgri-environmental policyen_US
dc.subject.keyworddiscriminatory-price auctionen_US
dc.subject.keywordecological servicesen_US
dc.subject.keywordexperimental economicsen_US
dc.subject.keywordmulti-unit auctionen_US
dc.subject.keywordpayment-by-resultsen_US
dc.subject.keywordplant biodiversityen_US
dc.subject.keywordrural developmenten_US
dc.subject.keywordoutperforms the original case-studyen_US
dc.titleThe transferability and performance of payment-by-results biodiversity conservation procurement auctions: empirical evidence from northernmost Germanyen_US
dc.typeWorking Paperen_US
dc.identifier.ppn59190036Xen_US
dc.rightshttp://www.econstor.eu/dspace/Nutzungsbedingungen-
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