The economic value of biodiversity: a scoping paper
Professor Jeff Bennett
Asia Pacific School of Economics and Government
The Australian National University, October 2003
- 1. Economics and biodiversity
- 2. What is biodiversity?
- 3. What does biodiversity do?
- 4. Significance in policy
- 5. A role for economic valuation
- 6. Valuation techniques
- 7. Application
- 8. Issues
- 9. Delivering biodiversity values
- 10. Ways forward
The views and opinions expressed in this publication are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect those of the Australian Government or the Minister for the Environment and Heritage.
While reasonable efforts have been made to ensure that the contents of this publication are factually correct, the Commonwealth does not accept responsibility for the accuracy or completeness of the contents, and shall not be liable for any loss or damage that may be occasioned directly or indirectly through the use of, or reliance on, the contents of this publication.
This Scoping Paper was presented to the National Workshop “The Economic Value of Biodiversity” on 22th and 23rd of October 2003. The workshop and the Scoping Paper were jointly sponsored by the Biological Diversity Advisory Committee, the Australian Government Department of the Environment and Heritage, and Land & Water Australia.
Professor Jeff Bennett is Professor of Environmental Management, Asia Pacific School of Economics and Government, The Australian National University, Canberra 0200. email: firstname.lastname@example.org