9th Annual BIOECON Conference on Economics and Institutions for Biodiversity Conservation

This conference will have sessions examining institutional frameworks, the use of social capital and the management of knowledge for biodiversity conservation, as well as the economic analysis of policies for managing biodiversity in a context of high uncertainty. Papers are specifically invited on the themes of:
– Different institutional frameworks for conservation (property rights, contracts, markets, trust funds, public institutions, etc.)
– Role of informal rules such as social capital, trust and reputation in biodiversity conservation
– Efficient knowledge management for the sustainable use of biodiversity
– Foundations for providing for global public goods
– Development of international institutions for biodiversity conservation
– Institutions for payments for environmental services (and especially for international payments) and applied methodologies for valuation of ecosystem services (marine and terrestrial)