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Thumbnail Santos, R., Ring, I., Antunes, P., Clemente, P., 2012. Fiscal transfers for biodiversity conservation: the Portuguese Local Finances Law. Land Use Policy, 29, 261-273 Acknowledgement: SCALES EC-FP7 project, which funded part of the research

Project publications

Thumbnail Cassola, R.S. 2011. Ecological Fiscal Transfers for Biodiversity Conservation: Options for a federal-state arrangement in Brazil. Master thesis, Albert-Ludwigs-Universität Freiburg, Freiburg im Breisgau.
Thumbnail Droste, N. 2013. Naturschutz im föderalen System Deutschlands. Eine ökonomische Perspektive auf einen ökologischen Länderfinanzausgleich. Masterarbeit, Carl von Ossietzky Universität Oldenburg und Helmholtz-Zentrum für Umweltforschung - UFZ, Leipzig, Oldenburg.
Thumbnail May P. H., M. F. Gebara, G. Lima, C. Jordão, P. Nogueira, M. Grieg-Gran. 2013. The effectiveness and fairness of the “Ecological ICMS” as a fiscal transfer for biodiversition conservation. A tale of two municipalities in Mato Grosso, Brazil. Paper presented at ESEE Conference, Lille.
Thumbnail May, P. et al. (2012) Assessment of the role of economic and regulatory instruments in the conservation policymix for the Brazilian Amazon – a coarse grain study. Report 5/2012
Thumbnail May, P.H. et al (2012) The "Ecological" Value Added Tax (ICMS-Ecologico) in Brazil and its effectiveness in State biodiversity conservation: a comparative analysis
Thumbnail May, P.H. et al (2013) The effectiveness and fairness of the "Ecological ICMS" as a fiscal transfer for biodiversity conservation. A tale of two municipalities in Mato Grosso, Brazil.
Thumbnail Ring, I. et al. (2011) Instrument Mixes for Biodiversity  Policies. Report 2/2011
Thumbnail Ring, I. et al. (2011) Recommendations for assessing instruments in policy mixes for biodiversity and ecosystem governance. Technical Brief Issue no. 5
Thumbnail Romeiro, A.R. et al. (2012) Assessment of existing and proposed policy instruments for biodiversity conservation in São Paulo -Brazil: a coarse grain analysis. Report 3/2012
Thumbnail Santos, R. et al. (2012) Assessment of the role of economic instruments in the Portuguese  conservation policymix – a national coarse grain analysis. Report 6/2012 
Thumbnail Santos, R., May, P., Barton, D.N., and Ring, I. (eds.) 2014. Comparative assessment of policy mixes across case studies - common design factors and transferability of assessment results. Report 1/2014.
Thumbnail Schröter et al.(2014) Lessons learned for spatial modelling of ecosystem services in support of ecosystem accounting. Ecosystem Services. Available online 1 August 2014.
Thumbnail Schröter-Schlaack, C., Ring, I., Koellner, T., Santos, R., Antunes, P., Clemente, P., Mathevet, R., Borie, M., Grodzińska-Jurczak, M. (2014): Intergovernmental fiscal transfers to support local conservation action in Europe. The German Journal of Economic Geography 58(2-3). Special Issue on “The economics of protected areas – a European perspective”, 98-114
Thumbnail Schröter‐Schlaack, al.(2013) Assessment of existing and proposed policy  instruments for biodiversity conservation in Germany  The role of ecological fiscal transfers. Report 1/2013
Thumbnail Schulz- Zunkel, C., Schröter-Schlaack, C., Ring, I. & Klenke, R. (2014): Selecting biodiversity indicators for implementing ecological fiscal transfers at state level in GermanySubmitted to Ecological Indicators
Thumbnail Vatn, A. et al. (2011) Can markets protect Biodiversity? An evaluation of different financial mechanisms