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- 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...
- Erich Schmidt Verlag 2014; US$ 42.49
Die kommunale Umweltwirtschaft erbringt viele Dienstleistungen von allgemeinem Interesse, u.a. in der kommunalen Abfallwirtschaft, Wasserversorgung und Abwasserentsorgung. Sie orientiert sich dabei an dem Leitgedanken einer nachhaltigen Entwicklung (Sustainable Development), d.h., es sind ÷konomische, ÷kologische und soziale Zielsetzungen zu berŘcksichtigen.... more...
- Edward Elgar Publishing 2013; US$ 40.00
Governments around the globe have begun to implement various actions to limit carbon emissions in order to combat climate change. This book brings together some of the leading scholars in environmental and climate economics to examine the distributional consequences of policies designed to reduce these carbon emissions. Whether through a carbon tax,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 120.00
This book briefly reviews sociological, economic, and demographic literature pertaining to the relationship between income and fertility in developed and developing countries. He presents a conceptual framework to examine how fertility responds to changes in the distribution of household income. The analysis of data from Puerto Rico, Korea, and rural... more...
- Oxford University Press 2013; US$ 34.99
Economic Growth and the Environment explores the debate on how to reconcile economic growth with protection of the natural environment, and the closely related discussion on whether an increasing scarcity of natural resources will eventually force economic growth to cease. The debate focusses on whether environmental policies will benefit the economy... more...
- 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...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 63.95
This volume presents the results of a three-year collaborative effort involving research institutions in Africa, Asia, Europe and Latin America. Case studies demonstrate the diversity of environmental problems to which a variety of economic instruments can be applied - air and water pollution, packaging, deforestation, over-grazing, wildlife. They... more...