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Journal Articles

  • Busch, J., Ring, I., Akullo, M., Amarjargal, O., Borie, M., Cassola, R.S., Cruz-Trinidad, A., Droste, N. et al. (2021) A Global Review of Ecological Fiscal Transfers. Nature Sustainability. doi: 10.1038/s41893-021-00728-0; read cube

  • Bartkowski, B., Droste, N., Ließ, M., Sidemo-Holm, W., Weller, U., Brady, M.V. (2021) Payments by modelled results: a novel design for agri-environmental schemes. Land Use Policy 102: 105230. doi: 10.1016/j.landusepol.2020.105230; arXiv working paper

  • Droste, N., May, W., Clough, Y., Börjesson, G., Brady, M.V., Hedlund, K. (2020). Soil Carbon insures arable crop production against increasing adverse weather due to climate change. Environmental Research Letters 15: 124034. doi: 10.1088/1748-9326/abc5e3

  • Krause, M., Droste, N., Matzdorf, B. (2020) What makes businesses commit to nature conservation? Business Strategy and the Environment 30(2): 741-755. doi: 10.1002/bse.2650

  • D’Amato, Dalia, D., Bartosz, B., Droste, N. (2020). Reviewing the interface of bioeconomy and ecosystem service research. Ambio 49: 1878–1896. doi: 10.1007/s13280-020-01374-0

  • Ryu H., Coscieme L., Droste N., Ghosh S., Nilsson L., Rana S. and Shrestha, U.B. (2020) Assessing Nature’s Contributions to People. Frontiers for Young Minds 8(98). doi: 10.3389/frym.2020.00098

  • Droste, N., Farley, J., Ring, I., May, P.H., Ricketts, T.H. (2019). Designing a global mechanism for intergovernmental biodiversity financing. Conservation Letters 12: e12670. doi: 10.1111/conl.12670

  • Kadykalo, A.N., Ainscough, J., López Rodriguez, M.D., Droste, N., Ryu, H., Ávila Flores, G., Le Clec’h, S., C. Muñoz, M., Nilsson, L., Rana, S., Sarkar, P., Sevecke, K.J., Harmáčková, Z. (2019). Disentangling “Ecosystem Services” and “Nature’s Contributions to People”. Ecosystems and People 15(1): 269–287. doi:10.1080/26395916.2019.1669713

  • D’Amato, D., Droste, N., Winkler, K.J., Toppinen, A. (2019). Thinking Green, Circular or Bio: eliciting researchers’ perspectives on a sustainable economy with Q method. Journal of Cleaner Production 230: 460–476. doi: 10.1016/j.jclepro.2019.05.099

  • Droste, N., Becker, C., Ring, I., Santos, R. (2018). Decentralization Effects in Ecological Fiscal Transfers: A Bayesian Structural Time Series Analysis for Portugal. Environmental and Resource Economics 71(4), 1027-1051. doi: 10.1007/s10640-017-0195-7; original working paper

  • Droste, N., D’Amato, D., Goddard, J.J. (2018). Where communities intermingle, diversity grows – The evolution of topics in ecosystem service research. PLoS ONE 13(9): e0204749. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0204749;

  • Droste, N., Bartkowski, B (2018). Ecosystem Service Valuation for National Accounting: A Reply to Obst, Hein and Edens (2016). Environmental and Resource Economics 71(1): 205–215. doi: 10.1007/s10640-017-0146-3

  • Droste, N., Ring, I., Santos, R., Kettunen, M. (2018). Ecological Fiscal Transfers in Europe – Evidence-Based Design Options for a Transnational Scheme. Ecological Economics 147: 373–382. doi: 10.1016/j.ecolecon.2018.01.031; original working paper

  • Droste, N., Ring, I., Schröter-Schlaack, C., Lenk, T. (2017). Integrating Ecological Indicators into Federal-State Fiscal Relations: A policy design study for Germany. Environmental Policy and Governance 27(5): 484–499. doi: 10.1002/eet.1774

  • Droste, N., Lima, G.R., May, P.H., Ring, I. (2017). Municipal Responses to Ecological Fiscal Transfers in Brazil: A microeconometric panel data approach. Environmental Policy and Governance 27(4): 378–393. doi: 10.1002/eet.1760

  • D’Amato, D., Droste, N. , Allen, B., Kettunen, M., Lähtinen, K., Korhonen, J., Leskinen, P., Matthies, B.D., Toppinen, A. (2017). Green, Circular, Bio economy: a comparative analysis of sustainability avenues. Journal of Cleaner Production 168: 716–734. doi: 10.1016/j.jclepro.2017.09.053

  • D’Amato, D., Droste, N., Chan, S., Hofer, A.U.M. (2017). Green Economy: Pragmatism or Revolution? Perceptions of Young Researchers on Social Ecological Transformation. Environmental Values 26: 413–435. doi: 10.3197/096327117X14976900137331; pre-print

  • Droste, N., Meya, J. N. (2017). Ecosystem services in infrastructure planning – a case study of the projected deepening of the Lower Weser river in Germany. Journal of Environmental Planning and Management 60(2): 231–248. doi: 10.1080/09640568.2016.1151405

  • Loiseau, E., Saikku, L., Antikainen, R., Leskinen, P., Pitkänen, K., Droste, N., Hansjürgens, B., Kuikman, P., Thomsen, M. (2016). Green Economy and related concepts: an overview. Journal of Cleaner Production 139: 361–371. doi: 10.1016/j.jclepro.2016.08.024

  • Pitkänen, K., Antikainen, R., Droste, N., Loiseau, E., Saikku, L., Aissani, L., Hansjürgens, B., Kuikman, P., Leskinen, P., Thomsen, M. (2016). What can be learned from practical cases of green economy? Studies from five European countries. Journal of Cleaner Production 139: 666–676. doi: 10.1016/j.jclepro.2016.08.071

  • Droste, N., Hansjürgens, B., Kuikman, P., Otter, N., Antikainen, R., Leskinen, P., Pitkänen, K., Saikku, L., Loiseau, E., Thomsen, M. (2016). Steering innovations towards a green economy: understanding government intervention. Journal of Cleaner Production 135: 426–434. doi: 10.1016/j.jclepro.2016.06.123

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Book Chapters

  • Illes, A., Kettunen, M., ten Brink, P., Santos, R., Droste, N., Ring, I. (2017). Exploring the policy mix for biodiversity financing: Opportunities provided by environmental fiscal instruments in the EU. In: S.E. Weishaar, L. Kreiser, J.E. Milne, H. Ashiabor, M. Mehling (eds.): The Green Market Transition - Carbon Taxes, Energy Subsidies and Smart Instrument Mixes. Cheltenham: Edward Elgar; pp. 261-275.

  • Droste, N., Schröter-Schlaack, C., Hansjürgens, B., Zimmermann, H. (2017). Implementing nature‐based solutions in urban areas: financing and governance aspects. In: N. Kabisch, A. Bonn, H. Korn, J. Stadler (eds.) Nature‐based Solutions to Climate Change in Urban Areas ‐ Linkages of science, society and policy. Heidelberg: Springer; pp. 307-322. doi: 10.1007/978-3-319-56091-5_18

  • Hansjürgens, B., Droste, N., Tockner, K. (2016). Neglected values of major water engineering projects: ecosystem services, social impacts, and economic valuation. In: Huettl, R., Bens, O., Hoechstetter, S., Bismuth, C. (eds.): Society-Water-Technology. A Critical Appraisal of Major Water Engineering Projects. Heidelberg: Springer; pp. 65-78. doi: 10.1007/978-3-319-18971-0_5

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Work in progress

  • Droste, N., Bartkowski, B., Finger, R. (2020). Hot topics in agricultural and environmental economics – a large-scale bibliometric analysis to assess trends and their policy relevance.

  • Droste, N., Lienhoop, N., Hansjürgens, B. (2020) Participatory budgeting as collective preference articulation – an institutional analysis of Ecuadorian municipal expenditure policies.

  • Marzelius, M., Droste, N. (2020) Local institutions matter – a comparative political ecology of deforestation on Hispaniola

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  • Droste, N. (2018). Incentive Effects in Ecological Fiscal Transfers – Evidence based foundations for policy advice. Doctoral Thesis. Martin-Luther University Halle-Wittenberg. doi: 10.25673/6655. Download

  • Droste, N. (2013). Naturschutz im föderalen System Deutschlands – Eine ökonomische Perspektive auf einen ökologischen Finanzausgleich. Carl von Ossietzky University Oldenburg, UFZ – Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research. Download

  • Droste, N. (2010). Regime effectiveness of climate protection – adapting Elinor Ostrom’s institutional design principles. University Bremen. Download

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Reports and Chapters therein

  • Kettunen, M., Illes, A., Rayment, M., Primmer, E., Verstraeten, Y., Rekola, A., Ring, I., Tucker, G., Baldock, D., Droste, N., Santos, R., Rantala, S., Ebrahim, N. and ten Brink, P. (2017). Integration approach to EU biodiversity financing: evaluation of results and analysis of options for the future. Institute for European Environmental Policy (IEEP): Brussels / London.

  • Saikku, L., Antikainen, R., Droste, N., Pitkänen, K., Loiseau, E., Hansjürgens, B., Kuikman, P., Leskinen, P., Thomsen, M. (2015). Implementing the green economy in a European Context. Lessons learned from theories, concepts and case studies. PEER Report No. 3. Helsinki: Partnership for European Environmental Research.

  • Ring, I., Wüstemann, H., Biber-Freudenberger, L., Bonn, A., Droste, N., Hansjürgens, B., (2015). Naturkapital und Klimapolitik: Einleitung, in: Hartje, V., Wüstemann, H., Bonn, A. (eds.) Naturkapital Deutschland - TEEB DE: Naturkapital und Klimapolitik - Synergien und Konflikte. TU Berlin, UFZ – Helmholtz-Zentrum für Umweltforschung: Berlin, Leipzig; pp. 12-19.

  • Kölling, J., Roeder, O. Siebenhüner, B., Albach, S., Badewien, S., Blaszczyk, P., Droste, N., Fischer, F., Grund, N., Höft, A.F., Klose, K., Paus, C., Podkrajac, F., Pyko, I., Sander, K., Schäfer, E., Schmidt, M., Schweins, I., Stratmann, J., Wenker, N. (2013). Nachhaltigkeit an der Carl von Ossietzky Universität Oldenburg. Ein Bericht von Studierenden. Carl von Ossietzky Universität Oldenburg: Oldenburg.

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Other Publications

  • Krause, M., Matzdorf, B. Droste, N., (2020) Survey data on voluntary nature conservation commitments of German businesses and their perceptions towards conservation credits. Data in Brief 33. doi: 10.1016/j.dib.2020.106625

  • Krause, M., Droste, N., Matzdorf, B. (2020). Datasets from a Germany-wide business survey on voluntary nature conservation commitments. Leibniz Centre for Agricultural Landscape Research (ZALF). doi:10.4228/ZALF.DK.149

  • Droste, N. (2020). Ecological Fiscal Transfers: sharing money, protecting nature. Green Economomy Coalition - Insights Series. link

  • Meya, J., Droste, N., Klauer, B. (2016). Methodische Defizite der Umweltbewertung im Bundesverkehrswegeplan 2030. Wasserwirtschaft 10: 57-58. doi: 10.1007/s35147-016-0168-8

  • Droste, N., Freitas Oliveira, R. (2016). On the contributions of ecological economics – a student’s perspective. EcoEco - Boletim da Sociedade Brasileira de Economia Ecólogica 34/35: 8-22.

  • Barton, D.N., Rusch, G.M., Ring, I., Emerton, L., Droste, N. (2014). Environmental and Conservation Policies – The POLICYMIX Project and Final Conference. Environmental Policy and Law 44 (4): 368-371.

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