Publikationstyp: Beitrag in wissenschaftlicher Zeitschrift
Art der Begutachtung: Peer review (Publikation)
Titel: Comparing conventional and new policy approaches for carnivore conservation : theoretical results and application to tiger conservation
Autor/-in: Zabel, Astrid
Pittel, Karen
Bostedt, Göran
Engel, Stefanie
DOI: 10.1007/s10640-010-9411-4
Erschienen in: Environmental and Resource Economics
Band(Heft): 48
Heft: 2
Seite(n): 287
Seiten bis: 301
Erscheinungsdatum: 2011
Verlag / Hrsg. Institution: Springer
ISSN: 0924-6460
Sprache: Englisch
Schlagwörter: Biodiversity conservation
Fachgebiet (DDC): 333: Bodenwirtschaft und Ressourcen
Zusammenfassung: New policy approaches to facilitate the co-existence of wildlife and livestock are needed for situations where predation incidents greatly impact households’ income and retaliatory killing threatens endangered carnivore species’ survival. In this paper, models are developed to assess how two alternative policy approaches impact a herder’s decisions on carnivore hunting and livestock protection. We find that while the well-established ex-post compensation policy induces suboptimal livestock protection it can generate sufficient incentives for the herder to refrain from hunting so that the carnivore population reaches its socially optimal level. Performance payments are proposed as alternative policy. They are found not to distort livestock protection incentives and can also help achieve a socially optimal carnivore population level. Which of the two scheme types gives rise to less cost is ambiguous. An empirical analysis of the model with data from tiger-livestock conflicts in India is presented.
Volltext Version: Publizierte Version
Lizenz (gemäss Verlagsvertrag): Lizenz gemäss Verlagsvertrag
Departement: School of Management and Law
Organisationseinheit: Fachstelle für Wirtschaftspolitik (FWP)
Enthalten in den Sammlungen:Publikationen School of Management and Law

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