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- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2001; US$ 144.00
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...
- 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...
- 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...
- Penguin Publishing Group 2014; US$ 18.00
A fascinating investigation into how people around the globe are cashing in on a warming world McKenzie Funk has spent the last six years reporting around the world on how we are preparing for a warmer planet. Funk shows us that the best way to understand the catastrophe of global warming is to see it through the eyes of those who see it most clearly?as... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 115.00
This is a collection of theoretical papers, including contributions by Partha Dasgupta and three Nobel prize-winning economists: Kenneth Arrow, Amartya Sen, and Joseph Stiglitz. Originally published in 1982. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 90.00
The full effects of decisions made today about many environmental policies -including climate change and nuclear waste- will not be felt for many years. For issues with long-term ramifications, analysts often employ discount rates to compare present and future costs and benefits. This is reasonable, and discounting has become a procedure that raises... more...