30 urtarrila, 2017

BC3 Journal Article “Institutionalizing environmental valuation into policy: Lessons from 7 Indonesian agencies”

Monetary valuation of the environment is increasingly embedded in policy. Despite broad claims that valuation is policy-relevant, there is widespread frustration that it has not widely improved environmental outcomes, that it obscures many other types of values, and presents unintended consequences. We argue that this is, in part, because of a tendency to overlook the mechanics of how valuation tools and data are embedded into the institutions (regulations, norms, rules, schemes) that mediate decision-making.
10 iraila, 2017

BC3 Journal Article “The means determine the end – Pursuing integrated valuation in practice”

In environmental valuation, although it is well recognised that the choice of method heavily affects the outcome, little is known on how existing valuation methods actually elicit the different values. Through the assessment of real-life applications of valuation of nature, this study tracks down the suitability of 21 valuation methods for 11 value types and assesses the methodological requirements for their operationalization.
19 martxoa, 2018

BC3 prentsa-oharra: “Ingurumen-zerbitzuengatiko ordainketen” diseinuko hutsuneek zalantzan jarri dute horien eraginkortasuna

BC3n lanean diharduen Unai Pascual Ikerbasqueko ikertzailearen partaidetzaz Nature Sustainability aldizkari ospetsuan argitaratutako lanaren arabera, ingurumen-zerbitzuengatiko ordainketek mundu osoko ingurumena babesteko tresna baliagarria den arren, nahitaezkoa da horren ebaluazioa egitea eta testuinguru kultural eta sozio-ekonomiko bakoitzera egokitzea.
19 martxoa, 2018

BC3 Journal Article: From principles to practice in paying for nature’s services

Payments for Environmental Services (PES) constitute an innovative economic intervention to counteract the global loss of biodiversity and ecosystem functions. In theory, some appealing features should enable PES to perform well in achieving conservation and welfare goals. In practice, outcomes depend on the interplay between context, design and implementation. Inspecting a new global dataset, we find that some PES design principles pre-identified in the social-science literature as desirable, such as spatial targeting and payment differentiation, are only partially being applied in practice.

María de Maeztu Excellence Unit 2023-2027 Ref. CEX2021-001201-M, funded by MCIN/AEI /10.13039/501100011033

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