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Gender Concerns When Noah the Economist Ranks Biodiversity Protection Policies

Department of Economics and Core Faculty in Environmental Studies, Davidson College, Davidson, NC 28035, USA
Soc. Sci. 2019, 8(10), 282; https://doi.org/10.3390/socsci8100282
Received: 29 August 2019 / Revised: 27 September 2019 / Accepted: 6 October 2019 / Published: 10 October 2019
(This article belongs to the Section Gender Studies)
Because the funds to protect biodiversity are very limited, biodiversity protection policies are prioritized using the Noah’s Ark perspective. I discuss how gender affects Noah’s assessment of key elements of his ranking: Discounting, changes in total economic value, marginal costs, changes in ecological value, and the probability of policy success. This incremental approach makes visible the breadth of the mechanisms by which gender differentiated social constructs interact to affect Noah in a richly complex manner. View Full-Text
Keywords: biodiversity protection; Noah’s Ark; economic valuation; gender differentiation biodiversity protection; Noah’s Ark; economic valuation; gender differentiation
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Martin, D.W. Gender Concerns When Noah the Economist Ranks Biodiversity Protection Policies. Soc. Sci. 2019, 8, 282.

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