Implications for Decision Making and Environmental Policy
New Horizons in Environmental Economics series
Acknowledgements The research which forms the basis of this book was carried out as part of my Doctorate at the University of Glasgow and there are a number of people and institutions that I would like to acknowledge. I would like to thank my supervisors Professor Chris Doyle and Professor Arthur Morris for all their comments and encouragement, which were crucial in the writing of the thesis. I am grateful to Professor Jim Ford who encouraged me at the initial stages of my thesis to develop my ideas with respect to the work of George Shackle. Additionally I would like to thank Nick Hanley, Simon Zisman, Silvana Dalmazzone and Charles Perrings as well as all the post-grads at the Department of Environmental Economics and Environmental Management, University of York, for their help and feedback. My research was funded by way of a University of Glasgow Science Scholarship, with additional funding for my ﬁeldwork coming from the Department of Geography, The Cross Trust and the Carnegie Trust. During my period of ﬁeldwork I was fortunate to gain the help of a number of people whom I would like to acknowledge. I am grateful to all those in the Government of Belize, The Inter-American Development Bank, DFID and the World Bank who spared the time to allow me to interview them. I would also like to thank Cambridge University Press for kind permission to reproduce material from the following publications: Barbier et al., ‘The Economic Value of Biodiversity’ (ed. Perrings) Figure 12.1...