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- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 38.95
In Energy, Foresight, and Strategy, Thomas Sargent and his collaborators have produced a highly rigorous treatment of 'rational expectations' theory and its application to the study of energy markets. These six essays use dynamic games to study a variety of issues important to analysts and decisionmakers in the energy field. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 59.95
Mention of the British countryside commonly evokes visions of pastoral contentment; but the nature of rural Britain has changed dramatically since 1945. The declining importance of farming as a source of income and employment in the course of this century has undermined the simple identity of the rural economy with the agricultural sector. The social... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 53.95
The essays in this study contribute to an analysis of the prospects for the world's economy in the face of environmental constraints. The contributors examine the implications of development in both northern and southern hemispheres, and the extreme differences between rich and poor nations in the distribution of income, resource use and consumption.... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 36.95
To millions of people in the world, rice is the center of existence, especially in Asia, where more than 90 percent of the world's rice is grown. This book is about the trends and changes that have occurred in the Asian rice economy since World War II, but particularly since the introduction of new varieties of rice and modern technology in the mid-1960s.... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 120.00
This volume explores 25 case studies of fiscal measures that have been adopted successfully by governments in North America and Europe to reduce environmental degradation. Each study lays out the implementation issues and problems faced, and compares the effectiveness of the measure against its expectations. The political implications are also discussed,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 25.95
While more than 2,700 emergency removals of hazardous materials have taken place under Superfund, implementing the long-term cleanup program has been the object of considerable controversy. One of the most contentious issues is whether the liability standards in the law should be revised. The authors analyze the pros and cons associated with the current... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 57.95
For years, the Environmental Protection Agency has been conducting programmatic 'economic analyses,' also known as Regulatory Impact Analyses (RIAs), to assess the economic effects of its regulatory efforts. This important volume explains the purpose of these analyses, along with their design, execution, conclusions, and their ultimate impact on environmental... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 38.95
A Shock to the System is a guide to the decisions that will be faced by electricity providers, customers, and policymakers. Produced by a team of analysts at Resources for the Future, this concise and balanced work provides background necessary to understand the increasing role of competition in electricity markets. The authors introduce important... more...