Designing incentive mechanisms for sustainable land management: empirical evidence from Indonesia

Work Package II: Project Summary
The papers in the second work package cover the following aspects:

  1. Relationship between ecological and economic outcomes of remnant or planted trees in smallholder oil palm plantations along a management intensity gradient. (in cooperation with B11)
  2. Motivation crowding induced by the framing of monetary incentives as Payments for Environmental Services (PES).
  3. Conservation and distributional outcomes of two alternative PES schemes. Test of an equal PES scheme, where a fixed flat rate per conserved hectare is paid, and a discriminatory PES scheme, which redistributes payments toward the poor.