The Transferability of Economic Instruments to Mitigate Drought or Other Water Scarcity Impacts

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Economic instruments are varied, and their uptake differs depending on the legal, social, economic and environmental context under consideration. In some contexts pricing and public subsidization form a basis for mitigating impacts, while in others private risk-mitigation arrangements such as insurance and water trade are used. Often all of these are present as a broad-spectrum approach to the issues involved. In this discussion, examples of these instruments will be provided together with...
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From Finland to Singapore, water charging all along

The working paper “Incremental water charging in agriculture - a case study in the Regione Emilia Romagna (Italy)” was presented in the Society for Risk Analysis World Congress (19/07/2015 -23/07/2015) held in Singapore and in the European Association of Environmental and Resource Economists (EAERE) 21st Annual Conference (24/06/2015 - 27/06/2015) held in Helsinki (Finland). The paper is a proof of concept that integrates the revealed preference model used in WATER INCENT with a general equi...
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