9780131392571

Environmental & Natural Resources Economics

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  • ISBN13:

    9780131392571

  • ISBN10:

    0131392573

  • Edition: 9th
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 8/12/2011
  • Publisher: Prentice Hall
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Summary

Environmental and Natural Resource Economics  takes a policy-oriented approach, introducing economic theory in the context of debates and empirical work from the field. Readers will gain a global perspective of both environmental and natural resource economics.

Table of Contents

Brief 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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