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  • Results and Performance 2010by World Bank

    World Bank Publications 2011; US$ 14.99

    This review provides an independent assessment of the World Bank Group's performance in achieving key development objectives, with a special focus on support for environmentally sustainable development consistent with economic growth and poverty reduction.The response to the global financial crisis has continued to dominate development and the... more...

  • The Economics of Nature and the Nature of Economicsby Cutler Cleveland; D.I. Stern; Robert Costanza

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2001; US$ 40.00

    A discussion of developments in the theory, concepts and empirical applications of ecological economics and sustainable development. The contributors are scholars in the field of ecological economics, and topics covered include: the contribution of classical economics to ecological economics; alternatives to the growth paradigm and indicators of natural... more...

  • Controlling Global Warmingby Christoph Bohringer; Michael Finus; Carsten Vogt

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2002; US$ 40.00

    Global warming is widely considered to be one of the most serious environmental problems for current and future generations. Moreover, the apparent failure of the Kyoto protocol to effect a meaningful reduction in greenhouse gas emissions has increased the importance of economic research into new ways to control global warming. In this exhaustive study,... more...

  • Economic Growth and Valuation of the Environmentby E. van Ierland; Jan Van Der Straaten; H. Vollebergh

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2001; US$ 40.00

    The debate on the valuation of nature and the environment, sustainable national income and economic growth is one of prime importance in environmental economics. "Economic Growth and Valuation of the Environment" deals with the fundamental approaches to calculating sustainable national income and their implications for the valuation of the environment.... more...

  • The Law and Economics of the Environmentby Anthony Heyes

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2001; US$ 40.00

    This work focuses on how economics can contribute to the design, implementation and appraisal of legal systems that create the "right" incentives for environmental protection. The 16 original and specially commissioned contributions - written by some of the leading names in their field - span many of the important areas of contemporary interest and... more...

  • The Economic Valuation of the Environment and Public Policyby Noboru Hidano

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2003; US$ 40.00

    The importance of the hedonic valuation approach in public policy evaluation and environmental value estimation is now widely accepted. This text is especially designed to illustrate the basic assumptions of the hedonic approach and highlight the strengths and weaknesses associated with it. Combining rigorous theoretical analysis, detailed empirical... more...

  • Global Warming and the American Economyby Robert O. Mendelsohn

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2001; US$ 40.00

    The impact of climate change on seven regions of the United States is studied in this new collection. The basic hypothesis of the study is that warming would be beneficial to the economies of the colder northern regions but harmful to the economies of the warmer more southern regions. This is confirmed in a careful set of sectoral studies applied to... more...

  • The Politics and Economics of Indonesia's Natural Resourcesby Budy P Resosudarmo

    Institute of Southeast Asian Studies (ISEAS) 2005; US$ 65.90

    The challenges in using and managing natural resources in Indonesia are immense. They include ensuring that resource utilisation benefits most Indonesians; optimising the rate of exploitation of mineral reserves, bearing in mind the interests of future generations; and achieving sustainable forest and maritime exploitation. Recent rapid political change... more...

  • Economic Choices in a Warming Worldby Christian de Perthuis; Michael Westlake

    Cambridge University Press 2011; US$ 28.00 US$ 22.96

    A provocative work that urges governments and policymakers to concentrate on existing policies and tools for combating climate change. more...

  • The New Carbon Economyby Peter Newell; Max Boykoff; Emily Boyd

    Wiley 2012; US$ 34.95 US$ 30.29

    The New Carbon Economy provides a critical understanding of the carbon economy. It offers key insights into the constitution, governance and effects of the carbon economy, across a variety of geographical settings. Examines different dimensions of the carbon economy from a range of disciplinary angles in a diversity of settings Provides ways... more...