publication . Article . 2014

Explaining the rank order of invasive plants by stakeholder groups

Touza, Julia; Pérez-Alonso, Alicia; Chas-Amil, María L.; Dehnen-Schmutz, Katharina;
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  • Published: 01 Sep 2014 Journal: Ecological Economics, volume 105, pages 330-341 (issn: 0921-8009, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Elsevier BV
  • Country: United Kingdom
Abstract
Debates surrounding the use of policies to avoid further spread of invasive species highlight the need to establish priorities in public resource allocations. We explore the consistency or discrepancy among stakeholder groups involved in the risk and control management of invasive species to identify the extent to which different factors influence stakeholder choices of major relevant plant invaders. Based on stakeholder ranking of invasive plants, we explore the reasons behind stakeholders' support for policy management. Data were collected in Galicia, Spain. A national catalogue of prohibited entry and trade of invasive species has been recently approved. We e...
Subjects
free text keywords: Economics and Econometrics, General Environmental Science, Economics, Stakeholder, Ranking, Agricultural policy, Ordered logit, Social group, Environmental resource management, business.industry, business, Public resource, Invasive species
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