Disentangling Distance and Country Effects on the Value of Conservation across National Borders

Fatemeh Bakhtiari*, Jette Bredahl Jacobsen, Bo Jellesmark Thorsen, Thomas Hedemark Lundhede, Niels Strange, Mattias Boman

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    Abstract

    Highlights:

    We study trans-national valuation of conservation outcomes in two neighbouring countries Sweden and Denmark.

    The experimental design allow us to separate country and distance effects on values.

    Respondents prefer conservation in their own country over neighbouring countries.

    Value decreases with distance from respondents' home location.

    The results are important for the design of trans-national conservation policies.
    Original languageEnglish
    JournalEcological Economics
    Volume147
    Pages (from-to)11-20
    ISSN0921-8009
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - 2018

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