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Exploring the use of economic evaluation in Australian wildland fire management decision-making

Clayton, Helena; Mylek, Melinda; Schirmer, Jacqueline; Cary, Geoffrey; Dovers, Stephen

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Wildland fire managers make daily decisions about ways to allocate scarce resources to meet policy objectives. Making these decisions has become more challenging as the frequency and size of fires increase, as does associated risk to assets and costs of management. There is growing interest in using economic evaluation to inform resource allocation decisions, but little work has examined the economic evaluation needs of wildland fire managers, their current use of economic information and the...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2014
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/65880
Source: International Journal of Wildland Fire
DOI: 10.1071/WF13140

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