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dc.contributor.authorCook, David C.en_US
dc.contributor.authorFraser, Rob W.en_US
dc.contributor.authorWaage, Jeffrey K.en_US
dc.contributor.authorThomas, Matthew B.en_US
dc.date.accessioned2011-10-21T16:52:42Z-
dc.date.available2011-10-21T16:52:42Z-
dc.date.issued2009en_US
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10419/50574-
dc.description.abstractThis paper is motivated by the observation that there is a difference between the time paths of damage valuations for invasions which affect agricultural compared with environmental systems. In particular, unlike agricultural systems, studies have shown that the social valuation of an environmental system is likely to be exponentially positively related to the extent of its deterioration. This paper explores the implications of this difference in determining biosecurity investment priorities. It is concluded that because of this difference an environmental system will often not be prioritised for such protection over an agricultural system even though its ultimate social value exceeds that of the agricultural system.en_US
dc.language.isoengen_US
dc.publisher|aUniv. of Kent, School of Economics |cCanterburyen_US
dc.relation.ispartofseries|aSchool of Economics discussion papers |x09,08en_US
dc.subject.jelQ51en_US
dc.subject.jelQ57en_US
dc.subject.jelQ58en_US
dc.subject.ddc330en_US
dc.subject.keywordbiosecurityen_US
dc.subject.keywordinvasive speciesen_US
dc.subject.stwLandwirtschaften_US
dc.subject.stwUmweltschutzen_US
dc.subject.stwBiodiversitäten_US
dc.subject.stwUmweltschutzinvestitionen_US
dc.subject.stwEntscheidungen_US
dc.titlePrioritising biosecurity investment between protecting agricultural and environmental systemsen_US
dc.typeWorking Paperen_US
dc.identifier.ppn608636886en_US
dc.rightshttp://www.econstor.eu/dspace/Nutzungsbedingungenen_US

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