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Economics and Salmon Habitat Conservation: Welcome to the Data-Poor Real World

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Title Economics and Salmon Habitat Conservation: Welcome to the Data-Poor Real World
Creator Plummer, Mark
Subject cost benefit analysis economics data analysis data collection conservation practices habitat conservation Salmonidae threatened species endangered species wildlife rehabilitation water issues and policy
Description Benefit-cost analysis is as natural to economists as breathing—which sometimes gets us into trouble when we try to ply our trade in a data vacuum. In the data-poor real world, the practice of benefit-cost analysis often becomes one of using professional judgment to "divine" benefits and costs; in the area of conservation actions, this problem is particularly acute because economic data on the benefits of such actions are so sparse. In this presentation, Plummer will describe a case study of... National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's Northwest Fisheries Science Center.
Publisher University of Washington Water Center
Date 2011-04-20T18:55:59Z 2011-04-20T18:55:59Z 2006-10-24
Type Presentation Article
Identifier http://hdl.handle.net/1773/16493
Language en_US

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