9780201770278

Environmental and Natural Resource Economics

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  • ISBN13:

    9780201770278

  • ISBN10:

    020177027X

  • Edition: 6th
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 1/1/2003
  • Publisher: Addison Wesley
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Summary

The Sixth Edition of this best-selling text introduces students to a thorough study of environmental and natural resource economics. In continuing the trend toward a more international focus, Tietenberg pays increased attention to environmental problems and policies in Eastern and Western Europe, China, and developing nations. In addition, an explicit integration of research and policy within each chapter connects actual examples to economic theory, giving students a context within which to understand the material.

Table of Contents

Visions of the Future
Valuing the Environment: Concepts
Valuing the Environment: Methods
Property Rights, Externalities, and Environmental Problems
Sustainable Development: Defining the Concept
The Population Problem
The Allocation of Depletable and Renewable Resources
Depletable, Non-recyclable Energy Resources: Oil, Gas, Coal and Uranium
Recyclable Resources: Minerals, Paper, Glass, etc
Replenishable but Depletable Resources: Water
Reproducible Private-Property Resources: Agriculture
Storable, Renewable Resources: Forests
Renewable Common-Property Resources: Fisheries and Other Species
Generalized Resource Scarcity
Economics of Pollution Control: An Overview
Stationary-Source Local Air Pollution
Regional and Global Air Pollutants: Acid Rain and Atmospheric Modification
Mobile-Source Air Pollution
Water Pollution
Toxic Substances
Environmental Justice
Development, Poverty, and the Environment
The Quest for Sustainable Development
Visions of the Future Revisited
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