Journal Articles

  1. Lo, A. Y., Alexander, K., Proctor, W., Ryan, A.
    Reciprocity as deliberative capacity: lessons from a citizen’s deliberation on carbon pricing mechanisms in Australia.
    Environment and Planning C: Government and Policy, 31(3):444–459, 2013.

  2. Ananda, J., Proctor, W.
    Colaborative approaches to water management and planning: An institutional perspective.
    Ecological Economics, 86:97-106, 2013.

  3. M Ejaz Qureshi, W Proctor, MD Young, G Wittwer
    The economic impact of increased water demand in Australia: A computable general equilibrium analysis.
    Economic Papers: A journal of applied economics and policy, 31(1):87-102, 2012.

  4. Straton, A.T., Jackson, S., Marinoni, O., Proctor, W., Woodward, E.
    Exploring and evaluating scenarios for a river catchment in Northern Australia using scenario development, multi-criteria analysis and a deliberative process as a tool for water planning.
    Water resources management, 25(1):141-164, 2011.

  5. Lennox, J., Proctor, W., Russell, S.
    Structuring stakeholder participation in New Zealands water resource governance.
    Ecological Economics, 70(7):1381-1394, 2011.

  6. Cook, D., Proctor, W., Liu, S.
    Using an integrated fuzzy set and deliberative multi-criteria evaluation approach to facilitate decision-making in invasive species management.
    Ecological Economics, 69(12):2374-2382, 2010.

  7. Pearson, L., Coggan, A., Proctor, W. and Smith, T.
    A sustainable Decision Support Framework for Urban Water Management.
    Water Resources Management, 24(2):363-376, 2010.

  8. Qureshi, M.E., Shi, T., Qureshi, S.E. and Proctor, W.
    Removing barriers to facilitate efficient water markets in the Murray-Darling Basin of Australia.
    Agricultural Water Management, 96(11):1641-1651, 2009.

  9. Pascoe, S., Proctor, W., Wilcox, C., Innes, J., Rochester, W. and Dowling, N.
    Stakeholder objective preferences in Australian Commonwealth managed fisheries.
    Marine Policy, 33(5):750-758, 2009.

  10. Connor, J., Ward, J., Clifton, C., Proctor, W. and Hatton MacDonald, D.
    Designing, testing and implementing a trial dryland salinity credit trade scheme.
    Ecological Economics, 67(4):574-588, 2008.

  11. Cook D. and Proctor, W.
    Assessing the threat of Exotic Plant Pests.
    Ecological Economics, 62(2-3):594-604, 2007.

  12. Sell, J., Koellner, T., Weber, O., Proctor, W., Pedroni, L. and Scholz, R. W.
    Ecosystem services from tropical forestry projects — The choice of international market actors.
    Forest Policy and Economics, 9(5):496-515, 2007.

  13. Proctor W. and Drechsler, M.
    Deliberative Multi-criteria Evaluation.
    Environment and Planning C: Government and Policy, 24(2):169-190, 2006.

  14. Cork, S. J. and Proctor, W.
    Implementing a process for integration research: Ecosystem Services Project, Australia.
    Journal of Research Practice, 1(2):Article M6, 2005.
    [external pdf]

  15. Proctor, W.
    Book Review: Romero, C. and Rehman, T. Multiple Criteria Analysis for Agricultural Decisions.
    Australian Journal of Agricultural and Resource Economics, 48(3):562-565, 2004.

  16. Cork, S., Proctor, W., Shelton, D., Abel, J. and Binning, C.
    The ecosystem services project: Exploring the importance of ecosystems to people.
    Ecological Management & Restoration, 3(2):143-146, 2002.

  17. Ross, H., Buchy, M., and Proctor, W.
    Laying down the ladder: A typology of public participation in Australian resource management.
    Australian Journal of Environmental Management, 9(4):205-217, 2002.

Book Chapters

  1. Proctor, W., Waage, S. Lehmann, M., Bishop, J., Borges, B., Koellner, T., Lukasiewicz, A.
    The two sides of IPES transactions: exploring the motivations for demand and supply.
    Chapter 3 in Bishop, J. and Hill, C. (Eds.), Global Biodiversity Finance: The case for International Payments for Ecosystem Services, Edward Elgar Publishing, UK, 2014.
    [doi] [Google books]

  2. Proctor, W.
    Multi-criteria Analysis.
    In Argyrous, G. (Ed.), Evidence for policy and decision-making: A practical guide, chapter 4. University of New South Wales Press, Sydney, 2009.
    [Google books]

  3. Proctor, W., Koellner, T. and Lukasiewicz, A.
    Equity Considerations and Markets for Ecosystem Services.
    In P. Kumar and Muradian, R. (Eds.), Payments for Ecosystem Services, pages 17-43. Oxford University Press, New Delhi, 2009.

  4. Proctor, W., Connor, J., Ward, J. and Hatton MacDonald, D.
    Encouraging revegetation in Australia with a groundwater recharge credit scheme.
    In P. Kumar and Muradian, R. (Eds.), Payments for Ecosystem Services. Oxford University Press, New Delhi, 2009.

  5. Gaehwiler, M., Gross, B., Koellner, T., Proctor, W. and Zilberman, D.
    Marketing Ecosystem Services.
    In P. Kumar and Muradian, R. (Eds.), Payments for Ecosystem Services, pages 166-193. Oxford University Press, New Delhi, 2009.

  6. Proctor, W., McQuade, C. and Dekker, A.
    Managing Environmental and Health Risks from a Lead and Zinc Smelter: An Application of Deliberative Multi-criteria Evaluation.
    In Martinez-Alier, J. and Ropke, I. (Eds.), Recent Development in Ecological Economics, volume 2, chapter 11. Edward Elgar, Cheltenham, 2008.

  7. Hatton MacDonald, D. and Proctor, W.
    The Economic Dillemas of Water Management and Reuse.
    In Jimenez, B. and Asano, T. (Eds.), Water Reuse: An International Survey of current practice, issues and needs, pages 299-315. IWA Publishing, London, 2008.

  8. Proctor, W., McQuade, C. and Dekker, A.
    Managing Environmental and Health Risks from a Lead and Zinc Smelter: An Application of Deliberative Multi-criteria Evaluation.
    In Herath, G. and Prato, T. (Eds.), Using multi-criteria decision analysis in natural resource management, pages 61-74. Ashgate Publishing Ltd., Hampshire, 2006.

  9. Proctor, W.
    MCDA and Stakeholder Participation: Valuing Forest Resources.
    In Getzner, M., Spash, C. and Stagl, S. (Eds.), Alternatives for Environmental Valuation, pages 134-158. Routledge, New York, 2005.

  10. Williams, J. Dovers, S., Burgman, M., Proctor, W., Norton, T. and Read, C.
    In Australia State of the Environment 2001, pages 69-81. CSIRO Publishing on behalf of the Department of the Environment and Heritage, Canberra, 2001.
    [external pdf]

  11. Dargavel, J., Proctor, W. and Kanowski, P.
    Conflict and Agreement in Australian Forests.
    In Tacconi, L. (Ed.), Biodiversity and Ecological Economics - Participatory Approaches to Resource Management. Earthscan, London, 2000.


  1. Front cover Proctor, W., Van Kerkhoff, L. and Hatfield Dodds, S. (Eds.)
    Reflecting on integrated mission directed research: Learning from experience in environmental and natural resource management.
    CSIRO Publishing, 2010.
    [order online]

  2. Front cover Proctor, W.
    Environmental Decision Making: An Application of Multi-criteria Analysis to a Case Study of Australia's Forests.
    Lambert Academic Publishing, Saarbrücken, 2009.
    [order online]

  3. Front cover Abel, N., Cork, S., Gorddard, R., Langridge, J., Langston, A., Plant, R., Proctor, W., Ryan, P., Shelton, D., Walker, B. and Yialeloglou, M.
    Natural Values: Exploring Options for Enhancing Ecosystem Services in the Goulburn Broken Catchment.
    CSIRO Sustainable Ecosystems, Canberra, 2003.


  1. Proctor, W.
    Multi-Criteria Analysis And Environmental Decision-Making: A Case Study Of Australia's Forests.
    PhD thesis, Centre for Resource and Environmental Studies, The Australian National University, 2001.
    (Supervisors: 1. Steve Dovers, 2. Peter Kanowski, The Australian National University, 3. Mick Common, University of Strathclide, Glasgow, Advisors: 1. John Dargavel, 2. Jeff Bennett, The Australian National University)

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