Assessment of Agri-environmental Public Goods Provision Using Fuzzy Synthetic Evaluation

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the paper assesses the provision level of agri-environmental public goods at the different regions in Finland by using fuzzy synthetic evaluation method. The evaluation results indicate that the Uusimaa region remains relative high provision level due to the low nitrogen and phosphate balance, low farm animal cattle and pig density, and relative high fallow area, on the other hand, the regions of Pohjanmaa and Etela-Pohjamaa lie in the relative low provision level. Therefore, we
suggest that uneven area-based agri-environmental payment adopted would incentivize more agrienvironmental outcomes at the different regions
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationHelsinki
PublisherUniversity of Helsinki, Department of Economics and Management
Number of pages17
Publication statusPublished - 2012
MoE publication typeC1 Scientific book

Publication series

NameDiscussion papers / University of Helsinki, Department of economics and management
PublisherUniversity of Helsinki, Department of economics and management
ISSN (Electronic)1459-9996

Fields of Science

  • 4111 Agronomy
  • 511 Economics

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