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Environmental & Natural Resource Economics is the best-selling text for this course, offering a policy-oriented approach and introducing economic theory in the context of debates and empirical work from the field. You will leave the course with a global perspective of both environmental and natural resource economics.
- Gain flexibility in your course outlines: The text is organized, so that you can fit individual course outlines.
- Use relevant material: Students identify with up-to-date information, which gives them a global perspective on key issues.
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Table of Contents
- Visions of the Future
- The Economic Approach: Property Rights, Externalities and Environmental Problems
- Evaluating Trade-offs: Benefit-Cost Analysis and other Decision-Making Metrics
- Valuing the Environment: Methods
- Dynamic Efficiency and Sustainable Development
- Depletable Resource Allocation: The Role of Longer Time Horizons, Substitutes and Extraction Cost
- Energy: The Transition from Depletable to Renewable Resources
- Recyclable Resources: Minerals, Paper, Bottles, and E-Waste
- Replenishable but Depletable Resources: Water
- A Locationally Fixed, Multipurpose Resource: Land
- Reproducible Private-Property Resources: Agriculture and Food Security
- Storable, Renewable Resources: Forests
- Common-Pool Resources: Fisheries and Other Commercially Valuable Species
- Economics of Pollution Control: An Overview
- Stationary-Source Local and Regional Air Pollution
- Climate Change
- Mobile-Source Air Pollution
- Water Pollution
- Toxic Substances and Environmental Justice
- The Quest for Sustainable Development
- Population and Development
- Visions of the Future Revisited