Biodiversity and Climate Change: Identifying an Economic Research Agenda

  • Donald G. Hodges
  • James L. Regens
Conference paper
Part of the NATO ASI Series book series (volume 20)


During the past two decades, environmental problems have expanded in terms of both their geographical scope as well as complexity. As a result, scientific research and policy deliberations have shifted from an emphasis on predominately localized, single-resource problems such as ambient air or water quality within relatively discrete spatial domains to consideration of a myriad of interrelated problems at a regional or even global scale. This raises challenges for developing integrated environmental research programmes and, ultimately, linking insights from scientific findings to policy- making.


Contingent Valuation Method Past Decision Policy Deliberation Travel Cost Model Iterative Bidding 
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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1994

Authors and Affiliations

  • Donald G. Hodges
    • 1
  • James L. Regens
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of ForestryMississippi State UniversityMississippiUSA
  2. 2.Center for Bio-environmental ResearchTulane University (SL-1)New OrleansUSA

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