and overview. Three
version of full paper: Use this as the standard version of the basic framework. It
is basically the same as the original journal article, but has been
updated a bit in relation to technology change.
Full paper (pdf)
Latest versions (2015) of the
standard PPBF graphs here (66K
Pannell, D.J. (2008). Public benefits,
private benefits, and policy intervention for land-use change for
environmental benefits, Land Economics 84(2): 225-240. Available
journal web site.
The latest version (above) is a little different to
this journal article due to additional insight into technology change that
emerged when I wrote the following paper.
paper with a focus on technology change:
Pannell, D.J. (2008).
Public benefits, private benefits and policy mechanism choice for land-use
change: technology change, INFFER Working Paper 0801, University of Western
Full paper (117K pdf file).
First presented at 52nd Annual
Conference of the Australian Agricultural and Resource Economics Society,
Canberra, 5-8 Feb 2008. Published as:
Pannell, D.J. (2009). Technology change as a policy
response to promote changes in land management for environmental benefits,
Agricultural Economics 40(1), 95-102.
Third journal article, focussing on "lifestyle"
Pannell, D.J. and Wilkinson, R. (2008). Policy mechanism choice for
environmental management by non-commercial “lifestyle” rural landholders,
Ecological Economics 68: 2679-2687. Available online at
journal web site. Available as INFFER Working Paper 0807, University of Western
Australia. Full paper (165K pdf)
presentation of the PPBF here (555K)
Excel files containing the calculations and graphs
used in: latest version of full paper
original journal article (600K) •
second journal article on technology
development (750K) •
third journal article on lifestyle
Here are some
of the reports and papers that have applied the PPBF.
Parra-López, C. , Groot, J.C.J. ,
Carmona-Torres, C., and Rossing, W.A.H. (2009). An integrated approach for
ex-ante evaluation of public policies for sustainable agriculture at
landscape level, Land Use Policy 26(4): 1020-1030. Abstract on line
Plots public and private net benefits
for a wide range of land use configurations in a region of the
||Collins, D. and Whitten, S. (2007). Use
of market based instruments by Catchment Management Authorities in NSW to
achieve landscape scale change, Report to the NSW CMA Chairs’ Council, BDA Group and CSIRO Sustainable Ecosystems.
I recommend this paper,
download it here.
Campbell, D., Davies, J. and Wakerman, J.
(2008). Facilitating complementary inputs and scoping economies in the
joint supply of health and environmental services in Aboriginal central
Australia, Remote and Rural Health 8: 1010. (Online),
Campbell, D., Davies, J. and Wakerman, J.
(2007). Realising economies in the joint supply of health and
environmental services in Aboriginal central Australia, Working Paper
11, Desert Knowledge CRC, Alice Springs.
||Grafton, Q. (2007), An economic evaluation
of the National Plan for Water Security, in Grafton, Q. Bennett, J. and
Hussey, K. (eds), Dry Water, Policy Briefs, Crawford School of Economics
and Government, ANU College
of Asia and the Pacific. Download it
||Kaine, G., Ford, J., Leth, M. and Johnson,
F. (2007). Policy Choice Framework, Practice Change Research
Working Paper 02/07, Department of Primary Industries, Victoria. Available
||John Rolfe, Judith Wake, Will Higham, Jill Windle
and Phillip Trendell. (2009). Best management practice adoption in the
sugar industry for improving water quality: the Mackay Whitsunday
region, Consortium for Integrated Resource Management, Coorparoo, QLD.
||Cary, J. and Roberts, A. (2011). The limitations of
environmental management systems in Australian agriculture, Journal
of Environmental Management 92: 878-885. Abstract on line
||Sanz-Cobena, A. et al. (2016). Strategies for
greenhouse gas emissions mitigation in Mediterranean agriculture: A
review, Agriculture, Ecosystems and Environment (in press).
||The above are some of the many citations to the
PPBF (207 of them according to Google Scholar, with 105 in journal
articles according to Scopus.com).
INFFER: Investment Framework
For Environmental Resources, Home page
framework, Home page
D.J., Marshall, G.R., Barr, N., Curtis, A., Vanclay, F. and Wilkinson, R.(2006). Understanding and promoting adoption of conservation practices by rural
landholders. Australian Journal of Experimental Agriculture 46(11):
1407-1424. If you or your organisation subscribes to the Australian Journal of Experimental Agriculture
you can access the above paper at:
http://www.publish.csiro.au/nid/72/paper/EA05037.htm (or non-subscribers can buy a copy on-line for A$25). Otherwise, email David.Pannell@uwa.edu.au
to ask for a copy.
are the original discussion papers that outlined elements of the framework
and stitched them together. You shouldn't use these as the main reference
source but they may be useful when learning about the framework as they
are a bit more in plain language than the journal article and they go into
a bit more depth.
Public and private benefits and policy choices
1 May 2006
74. Public and private
benefits and incentives
8 May 2006
75. Public and private
benefits, incentives and lags
15 May 2006
76. Public and private
benefits and extension
22 May 2006
78. Public and private
benefits and negative incentives
5 Jun 2006
79. Public and private
benefits and technology
12 Jun 2006
Public and private benefits: conclusion
19 Jun 2006