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Environmental Economics

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  • Economics and Ecosystemsby Lars Hein

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2010; US$ 40.00

    The Economics of Ecosystems demonstrates how the concepts of economic efficiency, sustainability and equity can be applied in ecosystem management. The book presents an overview of these three key concepts, a framework for their analysis and modelling and three case studies. Specific attention is given to how complex ecosystem dynamics, such as thresholds... more...

  • Economic Theory for the Environmentby B. Kristrom; Partha Dasgupta; Karl Gustaf Lofgren

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2002; US$ 40.00

    This text investigates many of the contemporary advances in economics, in terms of the management of natural resources and environments. The authors also concentrate on other important issues such as control theory for non-convex economic problems, duopoly theory, game theory, local public finance, patent races and population control. In addition,... more...

  • Valuing Nature with Travel Cost Modelsby Frank Ward; Diana J. Beal

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2000; US$ 40.00

    ?. . . Ward and Beal have produced a volume that will be a useful addition to the collection of environmental and resource economists who are ? or want to be ? involved in the estimation of non-market values.? ? Jeff Bennett, The Australian Journal of Agricultural and Resource Economics ?The book has a broad scope and is fairly comprehensive in... more...

  • Recent Advances in Environmental Economicsby John List; Aart de Zeeuw

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2002; US$ 40.00

    In this work, a host of distinguished scholars from Europe and the US examines a range of topical issues in environmental and resource economics. Employing cutting-edge tools, they take a look at some of the most significant international and domestic issues at the forefront of public policy debates. The volume has two main themes: environmental policy... more...

  • Modern Cost–Benefit Analysis of Hydropower Conflictsby Per-Olov Johansson; Bengt Kristrom

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2011; US$ 40.00

    This important book sheds light on the ways in which modern tools of welfare economics can be used to assess the benefits and costs of resource conflicts involving hydropower. The chapters highlight key methodological issues in this area; ranging from the intersection between cost-benefit analysis and behavioral economics, to the value of load balancing... more...

  • The International Handbook on Non-Market Environmental Valuationby Jeff Bennett

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2011; US$ 60.00

    Non-market environmental valuation (NMEV) is undergoing a period of increased growth in both application and development as a result of increasing recognition of the role of economics in environmental policy issues. Against this backdrop, The International Handbook on Non-Market Environmental Valuation brings together world leaders in the field to... more...

  • Green Taxation in Questionby Dr Carsten Daugbjerg; Gert Svendsen

    Palgrave Macmillan 2001; US$ 138.00

    Environmental economists have in general paid little or no attention to the political context within which green taxation would be introduced. In order to understand the real-life politics of green taxation, it is necessary to establish which political constraints determine the actual design of green taxes. Daugbjerg and Svendsen identify rent-seeking,... more...

  • Business and Environmental Risksby Diego A. Vazquez Brust; Jose A. Plaza Ubeda; Jeronimo De Burgos Jimenez; Claudia E. Natenzon

    Springer 2011; US$ 129.00

    Based on detailed research funded across two continents and involving universities in Argentina, Spain and the UK, this book sets out an innovative, multidisciplinary approach to assessing both environmental and social risks in a given territorial area. Using data from a number of Ibero-American nations, the study combines environmental, socio-economic... more...

  • Economic Theory and Exhaustible Resourcesby P. S. Dasgupta; G. M. Heal

    Cambridge University Press 1980; US$ 86.00

    A presentation of the economic principles relating to the use and management of natural resources, including analysis of optimal use policies. more...

  • Local Moneyby Peter North

    UIT Cambridge Ltd. 2010; US$ 18.38

    An inspiring yet practical new book, Local Money helps you understand what money is and what makes good and bad money. It draws on the considerable track record of experimentation with local money around the world and gives ideas to those in the Transition movement and beyond about what has been tried, what works, and what to avoid. more...