Valuation is the putting of a monetary price on non-market factors, such as health outcomes and ecosystem services. Research by RFF experts on this topic covers both stated and revealed preference approaches and incorporates recent advances in emerging fields, such as behavioral economics.
Journal Article — May 14, 2019
Does Ecosystem Valuation Contribute to Ecosystem Decision Making?: Evidence from Hydropower Licensing
A look at FERC's use of ecosystem valuation methods for licensing the operation of existing nonfederal hydropower dams.
Working Paper — Apr 17, 2019
Pass-Through and Welfare Effects of Regulations that Affect Product Attributes
We show that the relationship between pass-through and welfare changes does not hold for a regulation that affects production costs and product attributes.
Explainer — Mar 5, 2019
Measuring How Scientific Research Benefits Society Using Economics
Valuing earth science information empowers scientists to show how their work benefits people and the environment.
Webinar — Jan 17, 2019
Using the Social Cost of Carbon to Value Earth Observing Systems
Presented at the RFF-CMCC European Institute
Webinar — Sep 4, 2018
Measuring and Assessing the Socioeconomic Value of Earth Science Data
Hosted by Earth Science Information Partners (ESIP), this webinar explores specific approaches and techniques that are currently being used and developed to measure and assess the socioeconomic value of Earth science data.
Webinar — May 23, 2017
Understanding the Benefits of Observing Earth from Space
RFF Fellow Yusuke Kuwayama introduced RFF’s Consortium for the Valuation of Applications Benefits Linked with Earth Science (VALUABLES), a cooperative agreement between RFF and the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA).