Journal article

Factors Determining Citizen's Attitudes Towards Agri-Environmental Property Rights

Esperanza Vera-Toscano, Jose A Gomez-Limon, Eduardo Moyano, Fernando Garrido

ENVIRONMENTAL & RESOURCE ECONOMICS | SPRINGER | Published : 2008

Abstract

The purpose of this paper is to contribute further insights into individuals' agri-environmental attitudes. In particular, the empirical analysis focuses on how citizens think agri-environmental property rights should be assigned. This has been done by surveying how individuals consider the environmental policy should promote the implementation of a group of agri-environmental measures, allowing us to examine the determinants of individuals' opinions about this matter. Results indicate that higher level of income and education support the implementation of obligatory agri-environmental measures with no financial support (property rights should rest on society) except for measures to improve ..

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