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Background: In order to optimize positioning and associated drug price for both payer and investor, it is for a company essential to forecast the potential market access attractiveness for the new drug for different indications at the early onset of the clinical development program. This analysis must include the constraints from the perspective o...
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There has to date been limited research on the economic valuation of local outdoor recreational services to inform policy and practice. This study attempts to fill this gap by estimating the annual recreational value of Tabor Mountain Recreational Park, an open-access recreational site in Hawassa City (also known as Awassa City), Ethiopia. This stu...
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The background of this study is related to the tendencies in caviar production and prices in the world. The objective of the study is to evaluate and compare the profitability of different sturgeon sex determination methods for the conditions of aquaculture farms in northern Israel. We present the economic valuation of the technological innovation...
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Public hospitals are facing a critical shortage of health workers. The area-based network consolidations could be the solution to increase the system capacity for human resources by improving local allocative efficiency. This study develops counterfactual simulations for area-based network allocations for the health workforce in 10,500 public hospi...
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In this study we analyze the economic feasibility of commercial cultivation of Sarcopeltis skottsbergii, a red seaweed endemic in southern Chile with commercial interest as a source of carrageenan. To this end, a dynamic bioeconomic model was built that comprises three submodels, namely, a biological, a technical, and an economic one. The cultivati...
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Urban growth has impacted natural ecosystems such as wetlands. This situation destabilizes the beneficial contributions of nature, generating a socioeconomic effect. There is a need to quantify the benefits of wetlands in developing countries and urban areas, where the growth of cities is fastest. This is the first valuation study of urban and peri...
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The economic valuation of coastal ecosystem services is a critical step for the design of sound public policies that support the preservation of the services that nature provides to society in the context of climate change. Using the value transfer method, we obtained the economic valuation that represents the loss of coastal ecosystem services cau...
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The context of daily household needs of rural communities, particularly the needs for water, often remains insufficiently considered in tropical forest management as it is facing an important decision-making trade-off between profit and preservation. We conducted a choice experiment study to elicit preferences of the rural community members in Cent...
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Analytic Hierarchy Process (AHP) and Analytic Network Process (ANP) are helpful multi-criteria methods used by the decision-makers to prioritize the ecosystem services provided to humankind by a natural area. Despite being the most common in this field, as it is the easiest and quickest method, AHP simplifies reality by distributing criteria as a h...
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. En las regiones kársticas de México la construcción de ciudades se ha realizado con el uso de materiales y procesos que no corresponden con el funcionamiento de la dinámica de filtración del agua. Con el uso de modelos hidrodinámicos se analizó la implementación del Diseño Urbano Sensible al Agua (DUSA) en el karst y se evaluó el beneficio económ...
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One of the key obstacles to building public consensus regarding environmental problems is the fact that environmental benefits are valued differently by different individuals and across different regions. Lack of public consensus has fractured international and domestic agreements, preventing effective system implementation. However, where does the...
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One of the steps taken to maintain and rehabilitate forest resources is to raise conservation funds from drinking water customers, which can be packaged in an environmental services payment scheme or PES. By taking the case of forest resource management in Central Lombok Indonesia, this study used the Contingent Valuation Method to find possible wi...
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Global demand for sleep-tracking wearables, or consumer sleep technologies (CSTs), is steadily increasing. CST marketing campaigns often advertise the scientific merit of devices, but these claims may not align with consensus opinion from sleep research experts. Consensus opinion about CST features has not previously been established in a cohort of...
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This paper shows that the socio-technical barriers that sustainable innovations face, may stem from global regimes. Existing transitions approaches like the Technological Innovation System (TIS), overlook the impact of global regimes on radical innovation. Building on institutional theory, we therefore develop a theoretical framework that captures...
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Coastal wetlands have been heavily exploited in the world. Valuation of ecosystem services help to provide the necessary improvements in coastal policy and management to monitor the driving forces of ecological changes in wetland ecosystems. In this study, the monetary values of wetland ecosystem services (WES) in the northeastern part of Vietnam w...
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There is plenty of research on the environmental effects of coal mining. However, the economic valuation of health costs is seldom addressed. To know this, we have estimated health costs faced by miners working in underground coal mines in Balochistan, Pakistan. To compare the cost of illness caused by coal mines' pollution, we took two samples, th...
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Integrating business with the environment is getting more important nowadays. Through a systematic literature review, this article tries to interrogate the successes and failures of the attempt, the drivers, existing strategies used, and the trajectories to integrate the two goals. The result shows a mix of successes and failures. Virtualization, d...
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The current study focuses on the life cycle assessment and an economic valuation of a natural convection solar greenhouse dryer in Western Maharashtra, India. The Solar Greenhouse Dryer is an active device that gains solar radiation incident on to the surface of the dryer and along with wind energy, it removes moisture from agricultural yield. The...
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Cultural ecosystem services are the non-material benefits that people obtain from ecosystems and these services are subject to tremendous anthropogenic and climatic pressures. This study evaluates the spatiotemporal economic valuation of selected cultural and natural landscapes in Pakistan using net present value method. The results indicate that b...
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The growth of the urban population promotes a strong pressure to occupy open spaces in urban center, including around watercourses. Canalization and drainage techniques favored urban expansion and occupation of these spaces. In long term, this has not been efficient, since it is not a sustainable decision, mainly in view of the challenges provided...
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Green open space (GOS) is an area whose use is open and dominated by vegetation. GOS in the urban landscape is needed to beautify and increase the comfort of the city. Because it is dominated by vegetation, GOS can also function to absorb CO 2 gas in urban air. GOS also plays a role in mitigating climate change caused by greenhouse gas emissions. T...
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Small Island Developing States (SIDS) face complex socio-economic and environmental threats, making them particularly vulnerable to climate change. Blue Carbon (BC) ecosystems (mangrove forests, tidal marshes, and seagrass meadows) provide climate regulation services by sequestering and storing carbon, presenting an opportunity for SIDS to address...
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Background The EuroQol-5 Dimension (EQ-5D) is a generic self-administered questionnaire used for the measurement and economic valuation of a wide range of health conditions, which necessitates its existence and adaptation in different languages. Currently, the tool does not exist in any Nigerian language. This study aimed to translate, cross-cultur...
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Sophorolipids (SLs) are microbial biosurfactants with an important role in industry and a continuously growing market. This research addresses the use of sustainable resources as feedstock for bioproducts. Winterization oil cake (WOC) and molasses are suitable substrates for SLs via solid-state fermentation (SSF). The model proposed herein was esta...
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In this study, the functions and threats of Suraha Tal Wetland are identified by the stated preference method and weightage is given according to their rank. The objective of the study is to determine the total economic value of Suraha Tal Wetland. The direct value can be drawn from the market price and from a survey of the stakeholders. Suraha Tal...
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The economic valuation of ESs is intended to assist decision-making processes, by assessing the value of the ESs in monetary terms. However, scientific debate about the ethical and methodological issues related to economic valuation of ESs is still ongoing. In this commentary, we would like to raise some of the methodological issues in detail and a...
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A nanotechnology is relatively in infancy age and then economic valuation models focusing on that technology's field are few and having somewhat lack information, tools and measurements. The same is corresponding with green and other trends of nanotechnologies however; their sustainable growth needs to be supported by scientific or strategic thinki...
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To reduce air pollutants, the International Maritime Organisation and port authorities use ship emissions regulations, such as MARPOL Annex VI and green port policies. To measure the effectiveness of these air emissions regulatory policies, accurate calculations of pollutant emissions and estimations of the social environmental costs of emissions a...
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The tourism sector plays a vital role in generating income and employment opportunities for the local community and bringing the foreign exchange to the country. Increased tourism revenue not only supports the conservation of resources but also supports the development of the economy and contributes to the GDP. Coastal ecosystems such as mangroves,...
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Sustainability assessment (SA) is a method to support decision making processes through the evaluation of system effectiveness, environmental integrity, economic valuation, and social implications [1]. SA can be carried out through the application of life-cycle-based techniques for quantitative assessment, or by performing a mainly qualitative appr...
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Agroecosystems are anthropized ecosystems that provide food and other benefits to society known as ecosystem services (ES). Among these services is the Ecosystem Service for Flood Regulation (ESFR). This regulation service has been scarcely studied in the scientific literature, which has mainly focused on factors such as land use patterns and inter...
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Economic valuation of nature’s contribution guides the decision-making process for sustainable resource management. As a pioneer effort to calculate nature’s contribution to the Himalayan plateau, this study uses an inclusive wealth method and geographic information system. The statistical analysis estimates the natural capital (NC) of Ladakh, Indi...
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The value of ecological systems to human well-being and the economy is often not estimated in contemporary economic and policy decision making processes. Estimating non-marketable and marketable values of ecosystem services from Indigenous managed land provides significant information about the role that the natural environment plays in maintaining...
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Payment for ecosystem services (PES) is a mechanism where a consumer is able and ready to pay for the protection of the precise ecosystem service and there must be a provider such as local societies receiving an economic resource, who in return, must have the ability to maintain that ecosystem service. Economic valuation provides basis for payment...
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Alpine pastures generate important ecosystem services, some closely related to the environment, others to historical and cultural aspects. The economic valuation of these services helps their recognition in public policies, thus encouraging their conservation and improvement. Discrete Choice Experiments are particularly useful in estimating ecosyst...
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1. Trade in animal-pollinated crops plays an important role in global food systems: in many low-income countries, export of pollinated crops such as coffee and cocoa plays a significant role in livelihoods, while food systems in many higher income nations depend on international trade in these crops to satisfy their local demands. Losses of pollina...
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With a broader focus on valuing the benefits provided by ecosystems, policy options that enhance the natural environment are also more likely to be considered that demonstrate that investing in natural capital can make economic sense. Sathar Island located in Vembanad Lake is a brackish water estuarine ecosystem with distinct, low density oyster be...
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Payment for ecosystem services (PES) is a mechanism where a consumer is able and ready to pay for the protection of the precise ecosystem service and there must be a provider such as local societies receiving an economic resource, who in return, must have the ability to maintain that ecosystem service. Economic valuation provides basis for payme...
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Introduction The tourism industry is one of the underlying factors for the growth and prosperity of countries' economies, and nowadays, its expansion has provided considerable success for some countries. Therefore, many countries have tried to develop their tourism to benefit from the huge revenues of this profitable industry and increase economic...
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Urban areas are experiencing major changes and facing significant sustainability challenges. Many cities are undergoing a transition towards a post-industrial phase and need to consider the regeneration of brownfield sites. Nature-Based Solutions (NBSs) are increasingly considered as tools for supporting this transition and promoting sustainable de...
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Urban green spaces (UGSs) may present economic contributions through increases in proximate property values, encapsulated in the proximity principle (PP). More data on the PP is required from the Global South, where the quality and equitable distribution of UGSs are important considerations. This paper investigates the PP in Potchefstroom, South Af...
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Indonesia is one of the countries that has an observable disaster intensity in the world. This is quite risky to the domestic economy and burdensome to society. The relationship between economic and disaster variables has not been studied and it is an interesting aspect to study further. This study aims to see whether the death caused by the disast...
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The contingent valuation method employs a hypothetical scenario to record a person's declared preference with regard to their willingness to pay for an environmental asset or willingness to accept (WTA) compensation for not using it. Many studies have evaluated the inclination to conserve watersheds, forest areas, or certain species. In this study,...
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With the passage of time, celluloid film degrades and valuable film history is lost, resulting in loss of cultural history which contributes to the shared sense of community, identify, and place at a local and national level. Despite the growth in digitised services for accessing cultural resources, to date no economic valuation has been performed...
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Irrigation water is a vital input for agricultural production. The supply of irrigation water to crops enhances land productivity and affects the agroecosystem functioning. Agroecosystems co-provide a wide range of agroecosystem services and disservices, which contribute positively and negatively, respectively, to human wellbeing. Therefore, irriga...
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“Valuing Water” is the theme of the United Nations World Water Development Report 2021 edition and the topic of the capacity-building program developed for the Arab region in collaboration with UNESCO.
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Introduction Stated preference studies are a valuable tool to elicit respondents’ willingness to pay (WTP) for goods or services, especially in situations where no market valuation exists. Contingent valuation (CV) is a widely used approach among stated-preference techniques for eliciting WTP if prices do not exist or do not reflect actual costs, f...
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The socio-cultural valuation of forest ecosystem services is a useful tool to generate knowledge and help balance the different interests of stakeholders with respect to the management of these services. The aim of this study is to analyse the evolution of global research on the economic valuation of forest ecosystem services through a review of th...
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In recent years, the identification and economic valuation of ecosystem services have been identified as an important tool to recognize and translate nature’s contribution to people’s well-being. It is understood that assessing the economic value of ecosystem services contributes to better decision-making process regarding ecosystems, since it help...
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The relevance of an ecosystem approach, which involves addressing ecosystems as an object of research, economically evaluating ecosystem services, and including the existing variety of evaluation methods and their classifications for the estimation of nature’s value, was the focus of this study. So, the aim of the current research is to develop an...
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RESUMEN El objetivo fue estimar los costos de oportunidad de los sistemas de producción de café orgánico bajo sombra (variedades de porte alto), que implica la conservación de los acervos de carbono y la agrobiodiversidad, frente a los sistemas de producción de café con variedades poco tolerantes a la sombra como algunas variedades derivadas de híb...
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Area-based conservation is essential to safeguard nature’s diversity. In view of expanding human land use, increasing climate change and unmet conservation targets, area-based conservation requires efficiency and effectiveness more than ever. In this review, I identify and relate pressing challenges to promising opportunities for effective and effi...
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Increased human activity and dynamic climate variables have radically altered the global land use land cover (LULC) pattern and the ecosystem services (ES) they offer. However, assessing the impact of such LULC dynamics on ecological resources has rarely been attempted, especially in Bangladesh. Here, we assessed the dynamics of LULC change and ass...
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The tourism sector plays a vital role in generating income and employment opportunities for the local community and bringing the foreign exchange to the country. Increased tourism revenue not only supports the conservation of resources but also supports the development of the economy and contributes to the GDP. Coastal ecosystems such as mangroves,...
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This study aims to quantitatively identify the economic value of the comprehensive improvement of environmental degradations caused by climate change. The research method applied to that is the choice experiment. Fine particulate matter, algae bloom, and heat waves were selected as individual attributes constituting environmental problems. It was f...
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Canola straw (CS) is the lignocellulosic biomass and is often managed by burning in Pakistan. Pretreatment is a well-established technique for partially disintegrating the crop residue to use in anaerobic digestion. The present study efforts were made to evaluate the effect of optimal pretreatment through comparison. CS was subjected to various pre...
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In public management, it is common to face conflicting objectives, particularly in relation to land use. Adequate land use management requires a valuation of land that incorporates the value of all its characteristics. That is, in addition to the traditional direct use value, it must incorporate the non-use value (existence and legacy), as well as...
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This paper examined the personal, social, and economic value of teaching profession that the instructors of Palawan State University San Vicente Campus experience and enjoy. The primary aim of this study is to assess the factors affecting the subject respondents' performances in the field of teaching. Utilizing the designed open-ended survey questi...
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This book discusses urbanization and environmental impacts, environmental impact analysis, basic environmental economics, environmental economic valuation, industrial ecology and life cycle analysis, material flow analysis, eco-industrial park, and paper analysis.
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Nature-Based Solutions (NBS) are emerging solutions inspired and supported by nature to address societal challenges, such as climate change and rapid urbanization. Among others, these solutions have the potential to meet storm and waste water management goals, while providing co-benefits for society and economy in urban areas. However, as NBS are c...
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The importance of local knowledge as a relevant information resource for ecosystem conditions has recently been the focus of sustainable ecosystem management. However, the accuracy of economic evaluation based on local knowledge regarding ecosystems has not yet been discussed, despite most activities in human society, including ecological conservat...
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This study was conducted to determine the trends at the intersection of studies made on green infrastructure and ecosystem services, which have frequently become preferred in establishing urban−green space relationships in global research. Green-related concepts have frequently been used from past to present in order to neutralise the increasing pr...