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9780936488332

Free Market Environmentalism

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  • ISBN13:

    9780936488332

  • ISBN10:

    0936488336

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 1991-09-01
  • Publisher: Westview Pr

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Table of Contents

List of Tables and Figures
ix(2)
Acknowledgments xi
1 Visions of the Environment
1(8)
Notes
8(1)
2 Rethinking the Way We Think
9(15)
Scientific Management or Economics Without Prices
12(5)
Getting the Incentives Right
17(5)
Conclusion
22(1)
Notes
23(1)
3 From Free Grass to Fences
24(13)
The Cowboy Frontier
26(1)
Land
27(3)
Livestock
30(2)
Water
32(1)
Conclusion
33(1)
Notes
34(3)
4 From Barbed Wire to Red Tape/with Timothy Iijima
37(14)
Allegations of Waste
38(2)
Evidence to the Contrary
40(5)
Commodity Efficiency or Aesthetics?
45(2)
Conclusion
47(1)
Notes
48(3)
5 Bureaucracy Versus Environment
51(10)
Timber Beasts Versus Tree Huggers
52(2)
Plant Control on the Range
54(1)
The "Water" Pork Barrel
55(2)
A Bird's-Eye View of Farm Policy
57(1)
Conclusion
58(1)
Notes
59(2)
6 Inside Our Outdoor Policy
61(19)
The Economics of Outdoor Recreation
63(2)
Is There Market Failure?
65(3)
Markets at Work
68(3)
Government Interference
71(4)
Where Do We Go from Here?
75(1)
Notes
76(4)
7 Ecology and Energy: Prospecting for Harmony
80(19)
Costs Are Subjective
81(1)
The Political Choice
82(2)
The All-or-Nothing Approach
84(3)
The Potential for Sensitive Development
87(3)
From Private to Public Harmony
90(5)
Conclusion
95(1)
Notes
96(3)
8 Going with the Flow: Expanding Water Markets
99(22)
The Prior Appropriation Doctrine
101(3)
Extending the Paradigm
104(13)
Conclusion
117(1)
Notes
118(3)
9 Homesteading the Oceans
121(14)
The Ocean Commons
122(3)
Regulating the Ocean Fishery
125(3)
Policy Alternatives
128(3)
Conclusion
131(1)
Notes
132(3)
10 Marketing Garbage: The Solution to Pollution
135(19)
Water and Marine Pollution
136(5)
Assessing Second-Best Policies
141(3)
A Marketlike Alternative
144(3)
The Free Market Environmentalist Approach
147(2)
Conclusion
149(2)
Notes
151(3)
11 Tackling the Tougher Problems
154(21)
Regulating SO(2) and Acid Rain
155(4)
Global Warming or a Lot of Hot Air?
159(2)
What if Chicken Little Is Right?
161(2)
Getting the Signals Right
163(1)
A Property Rights Approach
164(3)
Sustainable Development Versus Free Market Environmentalism
167(5)
Notes
172(3)
Bibliography 175(11)
Index 186(5)
About the Book and Authors 191

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