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- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 57.95
For any government agency, the distribution of available resources among problems or programs is crucially important. Agencies, however, typically lack a self-conscious process for examining priorities, much less an explicit method for defining what priorities should be. Worst Things First? illustrates the controversy that ensues when previously implicit... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 70.00
The budgetary squeeze of the 1990s has made it obvious that the government cannot address every possible environmental problem. Comparative risk assessment (CRA) is increasingly advanced as the means for setting realistic priorities. RFF's Center for Risk Management commissioned background papers from leading experts on CRA for a meeting with federal... 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$ 120.00
Renowned economist William Nordhaus has developed many innovative approaches for analyzing complex environmental questions. He applies them to the possible phaseout of nuclear power in Sweden in The Swedish Nuclear Dilemma: Energy and the Environment. While making a major contribution to that debate, this book has value that extends well beyond the... 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...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 95.00
Several senior natural resource analysts study the role played by innovation, particularly technological innovation, in the pursuit of heightened productivity. Increasing the output of a given input improves a firm?s bottom line, makes it more competitive internationally, and reduces the potential for resource depletion and shortages. Thus, high productivity... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 220.00
The safe disposal and reuse of industrial and consumer rubber waste continues to pose a serious threat to environmental safety and health, despite the fact that the technology now exits for its effective recycling and reuse. Mountains of used tires confirm the belief that chemically crosslinked rubber is one of the most difficult materials to recycle.... more...
- Infobase Publishing 2009; US$ 48.00
The industrial might of the United States grew in the 1930s and flourished during the two world wars. As businesses large and small supplied the needs of the country, they discarded their wastes in landfills, pits, and waterways. It was an easy and inexpensive way to get rid of wastes before more were made. Waste dumping had not yet been linked with... more...
- World Bank Publications 2009; US$ 9.99
The report is part of the Bilateral Remittance Corridor Analysis (BRCA) initiative. The report USHonduras Remittance Corridor: Acting on Opportunity to Increase Financial Inclusion and Foster Development of a Transnational Economy provides an overview of remittances and migration between the Honduras and the United State. The report analyzes... more...