9780133479690

Environmental & Natural Resource Economics, 10/e

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  • ISBN13:

    9780133479690

  • ISBN10:

    0133479692

  • Edition: 10th
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 1/1/2015
  • Publisher: ROUTLEDGE

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Summary

For courses in environmental economics

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.
  • Engage students with self- test exercises, debates and examples: Students are able to prepare for their field and learn from an active learning path, which allows them to grasp concepts before moving though the text.


Table of Contents

  1. Visions of the Future
  2. The Economic Approach: Property Rights, Externalities and Environmental Problems
  3. Evaluating Trade-offs: Benefit-Cost Analysis and other Decision-Making Metrics
  4. Valuing the Environment: Methods
  5. Dynamic Efficiency and Sustainable Development
  6. Depletable Resource Allocation: The Role of Longer Time Horizons, Substitutes and Extraction Cost
  7. Energy: The Transition from Depletable to Renewable Resources
  8. Recyclable Resources: Minerals, Paper, Bottles, and E-Waste
  9. Replenishable but Depletable Resources: Water
  10. A Locationally Fixed, Multipurpose Resource: Land
  11. Reproducible Private-Property Resources: Agriculture and Food Security
  12. Storable, Renewable Resources: Forests
  13. Common-Pool Resources: Fisheries and Other Commercially Valuable Species
  14. Economics of Pollution Control: An Overview
  15. Stationary-Source Local and Regional Air Pollution
  16. Climate Change
  17. Mobile-Source Air Pollution
  18. Water Pollution
  19. Toxic Substances and Environmental Justice
  20. The Quest for Sustainable Development
  21. Population and Development
  22. Visions of the Future Revisited

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