The Economic Impacts of Critical Habitat Designation

Sunding, David

from ARE Update Vol. 6, No. 6, July/Aug, 2003

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Abstract

Designation of critical habitat can impose significant costs by raising the cost of development, reducing the amount of usable land and delaying completion of projects. These costs are borne by many groups including farmers, land owners, developers and, especially, consumers.

Keywords

critical habitat, endangered species, cost, development, protection, loss, consumer

Citation

Sunding, David. "The Economic Impacts of Critical Habitat Designation." ARE Update 6(6)(2003):7-10. University of California Giannini Foundation of Agricultural Economics.
https://giannini.ucop.edu/publications/are-update/issues/2003/6/6/the-economic-impacts-of-c/