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Thursday | Friday | Saturday

Friday 9:00-10:45 Plenary Session

Challenges for Ecological Economics
Chair: Dick Norgaard

John Proops, ISEE President Elect
Research challenges for ecological economics in the 21st century

Judith Innes
Collaborative planning as ecological policy making

Jack Knetsch
Environmental, ecological, and behavioural economics: Still getting some things wrong

Morgan Williams
Aotearoa - a land of great sailors but are they charting a sustainable course?

Friday 10:45-11:15 Morning Tea

Friday 11:15-12:45 Parallel Plenary Sessions

Business and the Environment
Chair: Phillip Sutton

André Heinz
Building movements to proliferate sustaining corporations

Hartmut Stiller
Redesigning commerce, reframing the market

Hardin Tibbs
Sustainability as Metastrategy

Engagement with Social Science
Chair: Mohan Munasinghe

Martin O'Connor
Discourses of hospitality? Discourses of rationality -- Old problematics of domination and (self-)control for new practices in Ecological Economics

Mick Common
Fundamental questions that ecological economics still needs to address governance and the media

Stephen Lea
Psychology and ecological economics

Friday 12:45-2:00 Lunch

Friday 12:45-2:00 ANZSEE Annual General Meeting

Friday 12:45-2:00 US ISEE Chapter Meeting

Friday 2:00-3:30 Parallel Sessions

Friday 2:00-3.30
Complex Adaptive Systems
Chair: Nick Abel

Nick Abel, Mark Howden, John Ive, Art Langston, Bill Tatnell
A complex adaptive system approach to regional sustainability

Paulo Fernando de Moura Cavalcanti, Carlos Young, Maria Lustosa
An evolutionary model of innovation and the environment

Michael Common, Uwe Neumann
Agent based simulation modelling for sustainability analysis

Friday 2:00-3.30
Developing an Index of Sustainability for the Marketplace: a Paradigm Shiftin Approach, Criteria and Method
Chair: Branton Kenton-Dau

Ashley Sparrow, Ian Spellerberg, Alan Ambury, Branton Kenton-Dau
Paradigm issues in the development of an index of environmental sustainability for the marketplace: clarification of criteria

Ian Spellerberg, Alan Ambury, Branton Kenton-Dau, Ashley Sparrow
Developing an index of environmental sustainability for the marketplace: A discussion of approach

Branton Kenton-Dau, Alan Ambury, Ashley Sparrow, Ian Spellerberg
Trucost: an index of sustainability for the marketplace

Friday 2:00-3.30
Ecological Economics Graduate Education through Sustainable Community Development Research
Chair: John Gowdy

Melinda Kane
Rural community development: the New York City watershed case

Susan Mesner
Tourism and recreation in Vermont: How stable? How sustainable?

Jose Vasquez
Tourism as a development strategy: The Lake George case

Friday 2:00-3.30
Environmental Kuznets Curve II
Chair: David Stern

David Stern
Attributing changes in global sulfur emissions

Savas Alpay, Mehemt Caner
Environmental Kuznets curve once again

Rebecca Valenzuela, Lata Gangadharan
Interrelationships between income, health and the environment: extending the environmental Kuznets curve hypothesis

Friday 2:00-3.30
Forest Management II
Chair: Minna-Maari Karvonen

Gamini Herath, Gary Musselwhite
Sustainable development and forest management in Australia: A chaos theory interpretation

Minna-Maari Helena Karvonen
Alternative investment strategies and the win-win-rhetoric

Vivek K Varma, Ian S. Ferguson, Leon Bren
A land use strategy to achieve sustainability of forest resources under the conditions of uncertainty

Friday 2:00-3.30
Physical Indicators and Accounting: Micro-level
Chair: Margareta Lundin

Margareta Lundin, Sverker Molander, Greg Morrison
LCA based indicators for sustainable development of urban water systems

Takaaki Niren
Regional material balance within a watershed

David Pullar, Takatoyo Yamamoto
Urban ecosystem analysis: measuring values of urban trees

Hossein Bahrainy, Manoochehr Tabibian
A model for evaluation of urban environmental quality

Friday 2:00-3.30
Policy Monitoring and Evaluation II
Chair: Ram Prasad

Glenn-Marie Lange
Resource pricing and sustainable use in Southern Africa

Narasimhamurty Maddipati, A. J. James
Measuring non-user benefits from cleaning Ganges, the most important river in India, using contingent valuation methods.

Christien Ondersteijn, Gerard G. Giesen, Ruud B. M. Huirne
The mineral accounting system: analysis of environmental and economic performance of 240 farms in the Netherlands

Ram Prasad, Madhu Verma
Criteria and indicators: a mechanism for assessing effectiveness of the forest policy of India

Friday 2:00-3.30
Trade and Environment Linkages
Chair: Amitrajeet Batabyal

Amitrajeet A. Batabyal, Qing Xu
A Bertrand model of trade and environmental policy in an open economy

Geetesh Bhardwaj, Ramprasad Sengupta
Consumption pattern, trade and green house gas leakage: A case study of India

Elena Escudero
Trade policy and /or environmental policy

Friday 2:00-3.30
Valuation: Alternative Perspectives
Chair: Kozo Mayumi

Rosemary F. James, Russell Blamey
Deliberative non-market valuation

Kozo Mayumi, John M. Gowdy
The foundation of consumer choice theory and environmental valuation

Murray Patterson
Contributory value and ecological prices of biosphere processes

Clive Spash, Claudia Carter
Interdisciplinary approaches to environmental valuation

Friday 2:00-3.30
Wealth, Poverty, and Sustainable Development
Chair: David Barkin

David Barkin
Wealth, poverty, and sustainable development

Alpina Begossi
Livelihood and sustainability in tropical environments: Atlantic and Amazonian cases

Clovis Cavalcanti
Ecological prudence and the fight against poverty

Zhanna Mingalyova, Svetlana Tkashyova, Ekaterina Boussyreva
Impact of regional environmental policy on sustainable regional economic growth

Friday 3:30-4:00 Afternoon Tea

Friday 4:00-6:00 Parallel Sessions

Friday 4:00-6:00
Biodiversity Conservation
Chair: Mwangi Githinji

Brian Czech
Economic growth as the limiting factor for wildlife in the aggregate

Mwangi Githinji, Thomas J. Kelly, German Zarate
Disappearing biodiversity, emerging rural markets and changing household labour allocation in the Yucatan Peninsula

P. S. Ramakrishnan
Human dimensions in biodiversity: problems in interdisciplinary engagement

Daniel Tyteca
On the links between biodiversity and sustainable development - with special emphasis on Orchids (Orchidaceae)

C. Martijn van der Heide, Jeroen C. J. M. van den Bergh, Ekko C. van Ierland
Nature policy within an integrated ecological-economic framework

Friday 4:00-6:00
Climate Change II
Chair: Jack Pezzey

Dina Franceschi, James Randall Kahn
Can joint implementation lead to global agreement on greenhouse gas emissions: A preliminary analysis of the potential for trade

James Randall Kahn, Jill Caviglia
Carbon annuities as a policy to promote sustainable agroforestry and slow global warming

John Pezzey, Ross Lambie
Equity and efficiency in the distribution of tradeable permits for greenhouse gas emissions

Peter Read
Asymmetric learning by doing and dynamically efficient policy: implications for domestic and international emissions permit trading of allocating permits usefully

Brent M. Haddad, Kimberly Merritt
Evaluating regional impacts of climate change: the case of California water

Friday 4:00-6:00
Ecological Economics, Value, and Values
Chair: Joan Martinez-Alier

Sarah Lumley, Marion Hercock, Joe Bryant
Perceptions of economics and the environment: the views of ordinary people

Joan Martinez-Alier
Ecological distribution conflicts, sustainability and valuation: ideas on the relations between political ecology and ecological economics

Anitra Nelson
(Human) Nature divided

Simon Niemeyer, Russell Blamey
Political symbols and deliberative substance: values and preferences in an institutional context

Friday 4:00-6:00
Efficiency, Growth, Technical Change, and Sustainability
Chair: Philippe Crabbe

Mario Cogoy
Two routes to absolute dematerialisation

Philippe Crabbe
Sustainable development, productivity, natural capital, convergence with neo-classical economics

Rob Dellink
Pollution and abatement in dynamic applied general equilibrium modelling

Thangavel Palanivel
Toward sustainable development: An overview of concepts,indicators and frameworks

Archana Srivastava
Impact of economic growth of environment under non-market conditions

Friday 4:00-6:00
Institutional and Organisational Change
Chair: Yara Maria Chagas de Carvalho

Yara Maria Chagas de Carvalho
A technical attempt to introduce bottom up policy instruments in a changing centralised institutional environment

Clayton Ferreira Lino, Judith Cortesao
Partnerships aiming at the sustainability of the Brazilian Atlantic Rainforest

Karachpone Ninan
Watershed development programs in India: an assessment from the perspective of poverty reduction and the poor

Ademar Romeiro
Sustainable development and institutional change: the role of altruistic behaviour

Bazyli Poskrobko
The policy of implementation of the sustainable development principle in Poland

Friday 4:00-6:00
Integrative Frameworks and Methods: Connecting Disciplines, Solving Problems II
Chair: Steve Dovers

Marty Anderies
Complex adaptive systems as an integrative framework for studying ecological economic systems

Steven Cork, Brian Walker, Nick Abel, Carl Binning
The nature and value of Australia's ecosystem services: integrating biophysical and economic assessments of ecosystem function under a range of future scenarios

Michelle Scoccimarro, Andrew Walker
Integrated water resource assessment: a case study of northern Thailand

Robert Wasson
Finding useful levers: policy connections to responsive parts of the biophysical system

Friday 4:00-6:00
International Perspectives on Sustainable Forestry
Chair: Majid Makhdoum

Erwin Bulte, Daan van Soest, G. C. van Kooten, Rob Schipper
Trading off forests and agriculture in humid Costa Rica: investing in forest conservation under uncertainty

Rabindra Nath Chakraborty
Establishment, stability and outcome of common property institutions in forestry: evidence from the Terai region of Nepal

Majid F. Makhdoum
Introducing an approach for the computation of forest allowable cut

David Martin-Barroso, Alejandro Caparros Gass
Economic evaluation of different forestation scenarios in the Spanish Dehesa through application of an optimal control bioeconomic model

S. Puttaswamaiah, K. N. Ninan
Natural resource management: a case of farm forestry in dryland areas

Friday 4:00-6:00
Markets, Incentives and Policy I: Permits, Taxes, and Charges
Chair: Philip Lawn

Philip Lawn
Ecological tax reform: many know why, but few know how

Per Mickwitz
Environmental policy instruments and innovations

Rita Pandey
Tradeable permits for industrial air pollution control in India

Rui Santos, Paula Antunes
Efficiency and equity considerations in permit markets: modelling the negotiation process of SO2 trading in Europe

Hua Wang, Susmita Dasgupta, David Wheeler
Policy reform and the future of industrial pollution in China

Friday 4:00-6:00
Transport and Land Use Planning
Chair: Mark Diesendorf

Paul Safonov, Vincent Favrel, Walter Hecq
Urban transport policies and greenhouse gases emissions in Brussels

Mark Diesendorf
Least cost planning applied to urban passenger transportation

Thilak Mallawaarachchi, John Quiggin, Sam Ebert
Integrated assessment methods for land-use planning: combining economic, environmental and social objectives

Hans De Graaf, C. J. M. Muster, W. J. ter Keurs
Multiple land-use: a key-concept in the search for opportunities for sustainable development in rural areas

Friday 4:00-6:00
Valuation III
Chair: Jackie Robinson

Seunghun Joh
Analysis of air pollution control benefits estimation of reduction of GHG: international co-control benefit analysis program for South Korea

Wendy Proctor
Decision-making for environmental policy: an application of multi criteria analysis to the comprehensive regional assessment of Australia's forests

Jackie Robinson
From rhetoric to reality: are the outcomes from a MCA process living up to the claims?

Kai Rommel
Valuation of the natural environment for a cost-benefit-analysis of conservation: how reliable is the hypothetical willingness to pay in a real payment situation?

Friday 7:30 Conference Dinner

New Parliament House

Speaker: Clive Hamilton



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