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Command and Control versus incentivIsed Agreements Costs and Benefits of Regulatory instruments - DO0125

Joint ESRC-DEFRA Economist project : the aim of this project is to empirically investigate the costs and effects of different agri-environment policy instruments based in a quantitative ex post econometric/statistical evaluation.
- Outlining and refining the scope of the research project
- establishing the theoretical and conceptual background
- ensuring the policy releance and empirical feasiblity
- data collection and statistical methodology
- detailed outline of proposed methodology
- outline and descriptopn of empirical models
- applications of econometric/statistical analysis
- presentation of findings to Defra senior economists in 3 workshops
- formulation of policy recommendations
- academic conference presentations
Project Documents
• EVID4 - Final project report : The Impact of Agri-Environmental Regulatory Policies on Producer Behaviour: A Matching Approach   (563k)
Time-Scale and Cost
From: 2010

To: 2011

Cost: £33,700
Contractor / Funded Organisations
University of Manchester