CSF's course on Environmental Valuation allows you to engage with capacity building on your own schedule. In this course, you will learn what environmental valuation is, why is it important, and the different ways economists use valuation to inform policy and decision-making in multiple conservation contexts. Whether you are a manager, researcher, academic, environmental professional, or another interested party, the valuation tools in this course may be exactly what you need to meet your organization's conservation-based goals.
The Fundamentals of Valuation
- Chapter 1: Introduction to Valuation
- Chapter 2: Economic Values and Valuation
Valuation Methods and Approaches
- Chapter 3: Production Function and Market Price Valuation Methods
- Chapter 4: Cost-Based Methods
- Chapter 5: Revealed Preference and Benefits Transfer
- Chapter 6: Stated Preference Methods
Valuation Project Design
- Chapter 7: Applying Valuation Concepts
Kim leads CSF’s Numbers for Nature Training Institute and Economics for Environmental Leadership training program, with activities in over 40 countries and five continents. Over the past 20 years, she has led the design and implementation of environmental economics courses and analysis projects in Africa, Asia, the Pacific and North and South America on themes such as wildlife conservation, infrastructure development, fisheries management, tourism economics, and sustainable livelihoods. Kim holds a MS in Earth Systems and a BA in Human Biology, both from Stanford University.