Economic benefits and costs of economic instruments and their implementation  

Contact: Roy Brouwer, IVM


to develop and apply guidelines for the assessment of the benefits and costs of economic policy instruments to conserve biodiversity.

 Task 1 Critical review of the biodiversity valuation literature

Task 2 Development of practical guidelines for biodiversity valuation and benefits of economic instruments

Task 3 Development of an economic instrument cost accounting framework

Task 4 Testing of the valuation guidelines and accounting framework in the case studies