Field Guide to Economics for Conservationists
First EditionBrendan Fisher; Robin Naidoo; Taylor Ricketts©2015
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Through simple illustrations and examples from across the globe, Field Guide to Economics for Conservationists explains the central economic principles that are relevant to conservation. Understanding the economic forces behind decisions people make every day can help conservationists safeguard biodiversity in a more sophisticated and effective way.
Table of Contents
Chapter 1: Introduction: Why Economics is Important for Conservation
Chapter 2: Opportunity Cost and Cost-Benefit Analysis: Why Conservation Often Loses out to Other Stuff
Chapter 3: The Economist’s Punch Line: Supply and Demand
Chapter 4: Ecosystem Services: The Economic-Ecological Sandwich
Chapter 5: Valuing the Environment
Chapter 6: Institutions: Capturing and Securing the Value of Nature
Chapter 7: Managing the Landscape: Economics and Conservation at Scale
Chapter 8: A Few Wrinkles and Time