The Stock Size of Nature Capital
12 Pages Posted: 13 Apr 2015
Date Written: April 11, 2015
This paper presents a simple method for estimating environmental capital (KN) stock. The display employs the same metric as that used for manufactured capital (KM) stock in the statement of national accounts. The method is an adaptation the perpetual inventory method, but in a reverse order that is based on depreciation instead of accumulation. Besides depreciation, the stock estimates also rely on resilience factor.
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