CALL FOR PAPERS
2020 International Symposium on Business and Social Sciences (ISBSS) is proud to release the call under the theme “Environmental Economics”. Now in its 9th year, ISBSS brings together environmental economists and interested parties from academia, consultancy and the public and private sectors in London. It is a multidisciplinary, multi-sector conference and provides a unique opportunity to share research methods and results, and practical experience in applying environmental economics.
We are pleased to invite your submissions. The following topics are some areas of interest for papers and posters, but the conference is open to all topics so long as they focus on the application in practice.
ENVIRONMENTAL ECONOMICS TOPICS
I. ECONOMICS AND ENVIRONMENTAL CONSERVATION
* Integrating environmental concerns into economics
* The economic benefit of environmental conservation
* Economic causes of environmental degradation
* Using economics for environmental conservation
* Steps in the use of economics for environmental planning and management
II. IDENTIFYING ENVIRONMENTAL ECONOMIC BENEFITS AND COSTS
* The economic benefits of environmental resources
* The economic costs of environmental degradation
* The economic costs of environmental conservation
III. VALUING ENVIRONMENTAL BENEFITS AND COSTS
* The aim of valuation
* Techniques for quantifying direct environmental values
* Techniques for quantifying indirect environmental values
* Techniques for environmental option and existence values
* Techniques for quantifying the costs of environmental conservation
* Limitations to valuation
IV. IDENTIFYING THE ECONOMIC CAUSES OF ENVIRONMENTAL DEGRADATION
* The aim of identifying economic causes of environmental degradation
* Highlighting the economic causes of environmental degradation
* Identifying needs for economic measures for environmental conservation
V. SETTING IN PLACE ECONOMIC INCENTIVE MEASURES FOR ENVIRONMENTAL CONSERVATION
* The aim of economic incentive measures
* Property rights
* Resource utilization
* Developing and improving markets
* Fiscal and financial instruments
VI. FINANCING MECHANISMS FOR ENVIRONMENTAL CONSERVATION
* Raising finance for environmental conservation
* Charges, fees and markets
* Bonds and deposits
* Encouraging private investment and contributions
* Tradable development and prospecting rights, offsets and credits
* International debt relief and compacts
SOCIAL SCIENCES TOPICS
2020 ISBSS also welcomes paper submission of the following topics:
- Culture
- Communication
- Education
- Society
- Management
- Business
- Economics
- Finance
- Law
- Politics
- Psychology