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Environmental Economics

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  • Economic Valuation of River Systemsby F.J. Hitzhusen

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2007; US$ 40.00

    Applies benefit-cost analysis and non-market and distribution economic valuation methods in ecologic context to determine the pay-off and distribution impacts of various infrastructure and water quality improvements to eight river systems in the Great Lakes region of the US. 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...

  • The Economic Value of Biodiversityby David Pearce; Dominic Moran

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 53.95

    Biodiversity loss is one of the major resource problems facing the world, and the policy options available are restricted by inappropriate economic tools which fail to capture the value of species and their variety. This study describes in non-technical terms how cost-benefit analysis techniques can be applied to species and species loss, and how they... more...

  • The Economic Value of Waterby Diana C. Gibbons

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 36.95

    Gibbons examines the water supply problem through five case studies. The problems faced by these regions and the methods suggested to overcome them provide excellent models for the entire United States. The case studies---typically, expanding supplies---but economic efficiency principles lead to emphasizing managing the demand. In many cases, this... more...

  • Economics and the Environmentby Allen V. Kneese; Robert U. Ayres; Ralph C. d'Arge

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 44.95

    This monograph length report, first published in 1970, originated from a program of research at Resources for the Future that dealt with the management of residuals and of environmental quality. It presents some of the broad concepts that the program was based on and represents the effort to break out of the traditional approach in pollution and policy... more...

  • Economics of the Environmentby Horst Siebert

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2007; US$ 110.00

    ?The labor of nature is paid, not because she does much, but because she does little. In proportion as she becomes niggardly in her gifts, she exacts a greater price for her work. Where she is munificently bene- cent, she always works gratis.? David Ricardo* This book interprets nature and the environment as a scarce resource. Whereas in the past people... more...

  • Economics of the Environmentby Horst Siebert

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2013; US$ 99.00

    "The labor of nature is paid, not because she does little. In proportion as she becomes niggardly in her gifts, she exacts a greater price for her work. Where she is munificently benefi­ cient, she always works gratis. " David Ricardo * This book interprets nature and the environment as a scarce resource. Whereas in the past people lived in a paradise... more...

  • The Economics of Green Growthby Shunsuke Managi

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95

    The Economics of Green Growth investigates the possibility of creating an integrated indicator covering three pillars of sustainable development: economy, society and the environment. The excessive pursuit of economic efficiency has resulted in severe environmental problems such as climate change and biodiversity loss, and societal human issues... more...

  • Economics of Land Degradation and Improvement ? A Global Assessment for Sustainable Developmentby Ephraim Nkonya; Alisher Mirzabaev; Joachim von Braun

    Springer International Publishing 2015; Not Available

    This volume deals with land degradation, which is occurring in almost all terrestrial biomes and agro-ecologies, in both low and high income countries and is stretching to about 30% of the total global land area. About three billion people reside in these degraded lands. However, the impact of land degradation is especially severe on livelihoods of... 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...