Gabriela Scheufele


Benefits and costs of provision of post-cyclone emergency services in Cairns

This report assesses whether it would be socially desirable to provide enhanced post-cyclone emergency services in towns such as Cairns. One means of addressing the issue is to estimate the net social benefit that would accrue to Cairns residents. Focus groups of residents identified four...

Valuing ecosystem resilience

This paper investigates the value society attaches to changes in ecosystem resilience. The concept of ecosystem resilience is being increasingly discussed as a driver of biodiversity values. It implies that marginal deteriorations in ecosystem conditions can abruptly result in non-marginal and irreversible changes in ecosystem...