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Nova SBE Environmental Economics Knowledge Center
Nova SBE Environmental Economics Knowledge Center develops applied research and provides policy advice in environmental and natural resources economics
December 2, 2022
15. Life on land

15. Life on land

Promote, restore and promote the sustainable use of Earth's ecosystems, sustainably manage forests, combat desertification, halt and reverse land degradation and halt biodiversity loss
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8. Decent work and economic growth

Promote inclusive and sustainable economic growth, full and productive employment and decent work for all
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Nova SBE Environmental Knowledge Center at AERNA 2022

Two papers of the Nova SBE Environmental Knowledge Center are presented at the AERNA 2022. "Crowdfunding vs. Taxes: Does the payment vehicle influence WTP for Ecosystem Services protection?" and "The Economic Value of Land-Based Ecosystem Services in Portugal: A Spatially Explicit Approach"

The X Conference of the Spanish-Portuguese Association of Natural and Environmental Resources Economics happened from the 1st to the 3rd of September in Universitat de Barcelona in Barcelona, Spain.  

There were presented two papers of the Nova SBE Environmental Knowledge Center:

“Crowdfunding vs. Taxes: Does the payment vehicle influence WTP for Ecosystem Services protection?” by Carina Vieira da Silva, Margarida Ortigão, Til Dietrich, Ana Faria, Luís Catela Nunes, Renato Rosa, Antonieta Cunha-e-Sá;

"The Economic Value of Land-Based Ecosystem Services in Portugal: A Spatially Explicit Approach" by João Seixo, Carina Vieira da Silva; Filipe S. Campos, Pedro Cabral, Luís Catela Nunes, Antonieta Cunha-e-Sá.

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