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Valuing environmental impacts: guidelines for the use of value transfer

How to value environmental impacts using ‘value transfer’: guidelines prepared by Economics for the Environment Consultancy (eftec).

Documents

Value transfer guidelines: non-technical summary

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Value transfer guidelines: full version

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Summary of value transfer steps

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Value transfer guidelines - Annex 1: Protocol for primary valuation studies

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Value transfer guidelines - Annex 2: Assessing the quality of primary valuation studies

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Value transfer guidelines - Annex 3: Glossary of econometric terminology

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Value transfer technical report: summary

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Value transfer technical report

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These documents provide practical guidelines for valuing environmental impacts using an approach known as ‘value transfer’.

They support Defra’s resources for Enabling a Natural Capital Approach (ENCA).

If you have a query about these guidelines, email the Defra Natural Environment Economics team at nee@economics.defra.gov.uk.

Published 9 February 2010