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Some limitations in pricing nature

Nature is complicated and protecting it cannot be reduced to pricing a single species, place or chemical. Even if economists would like it so. In the Netflix film, Social Dilemma, one of the interviewees, Justin Rosenstein, talks of a world … Continue reading

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Old ladies and German football

Old ladies and German football can teach the World Bank a bit about economics. From time to time we hear from the World Bank and other economists that the way to protect nature is to put a price on it. … Continue reading

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AirBnB and protecting nature

Experience of AirBnB in the USA illustrates an important thing about the relationship between man and the planet. AirBnB is the online “bed and breakfast” agency (without the breakfast) now valued at $10bn.  We stayed at two AirBnB’s on a … Continue reading

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