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Conceptual Background

Read Ariagada and Perrings. 2011. Paying for International

Environmental Public Goods.

Ambio

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Bulte, E., G. van Kooten, and T.Swanson. 2003. Economic

Incentives and Wildlife Conservation. Working Paper.

Assignment

The intent of the assignment is to ensure that you understand the

conceptual framework for the rest of the class.

discussing incentives to conserve marine biodiversity within the

framework of impure public goods.

Discuss what an impure public good is, the types of externalities

associated with impure public goods, the technology of public

good supply (best shot, weakest link, etc.), and the types of

economic incentives (positive and negative) that are created for

impure public goods with different technologies of public good

supply.