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Environmental Economics

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  • Sustainability and the Political Economy of Welfareby Max Koch; Oksana Mont

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 49.95

    Welfare is commonly conceptualized in socio-economic terms of equity, highlighting distributive issues within growing economies. While GDP, income growth and rising material standards of living are normally not questioned as priorities in welfare theories and policy making, there is growing evidence that Western welfare standards are not generalizable... more...

  • Environmental and Natural Resource Economicsby Jonathan M. Harris; Brian Roach

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 105.00

    Harris and Roach present a compact and accessible presentation of the core environmental and resource topics and more, with analytical rigor as well as engaging examples and policy discussions. They take a broad approach to theoretical analysis, using both standard economic and ecological analyses, and developing these both from theoretical and practical... more...

  • The Economic Theory of Community Forestryby David Robinson

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    Community forestry is an expanding model of forest management around the world. Over a quarter of forests in developing countries are now owned by or assigned to communities and there is a growing community forestry movement in developed countries such as Canada and the USA. There is, however, no economic theory of community forestry and no systematic... more...

  • Beyond Uneconomic Growthby Joshua Farley; Deepak Malghan

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2016; US$ 40.00

    This engaging book brings together leading ecological economists to collectively present a definitive case for looking beyond economic growth as the sole panacea for the world’s ecological predicament. Grounded in physics, ecology, and the science of human behavior, contributors show how economic growth itself has become "uneconomic"... more...

  • The Economics of Biofuelsby Stefania Bracco

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    Biofuels are a renewable source of energy used mainly for transportation. They link together food, energy and natural resources sectors, and involve ecological, social and inequality issues. They are an emblematic example of the interactions between economic, environmental, social and political decisions and, as a recent and complex issue, require... more...

  • The Impact of Climate Policy on Environmental and Economic Performanceby Rolf Färe; Shawna Grosskopf; Tommy Lundgren; Per-Olov Marklund; Wenchao Zhou

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 70.00

    Sweden has a long history of ambitious environmental, energy and climate policy. Due to the large amount of data available it is possible to perform statistically sound analysis and assess long term changes in productivity, efficiency, and technological development. The data at hand together with Sweden’s ambitious energy and climate policy provides... more...

  • The Economics of Climate-Resilient Developmentby Sam Fankhauser; Thomas K. J. McDermott

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2016; US$ 40.00

    Some climate change is now inevitable and strategies to adapt to these changes are quickly developing. The question is particularly paramount for low-income countries, which are likely to be most affected. This timely and unique book takes an integrated look at the twin challenges of climate change and development. The book treats adaptation to climate... more...

  • Economic Diversification Policies in Natural Resource Rich Economiesby Sami Mahroum; Yasser Al-Saleh

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    Economic diversification remains at the top of the agenda for hundreds of regions around the world. From the single commodity economies of African countries and the Caribbean, to the many single industry regions of Europe and North America, as well as the oil and gas rich but volatile hydrocarbon economies. Economic diversification policies have been... more...

  • Creating Sustainable Bioeconomiesby Ivar Virgin; E. Jane Morris

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    The growing global demand for food, feed and bio-based renewable material is changing the conditions for agricultural production worldwide. At the same time, revolutionary achievements in the field of biosciences are contributing to a transition whereby bio-based alternatives for energy and materials are becoming more competitive. Creating Sustainable... more...

  • The Economics of Air Pollution in Chinaby Ma Jun

    Columbia University Press 2016; US$ 64.99

    Suffocating smog regularly envelops Chinese metropolises from Beijing to Shanghai, clouding the future prospect of China’s growth sustainability. Air pollutants do not discriminate between the rich and the poor, the politician and the average Joe.” They put everyone’s health and economic prosperity at risk, creating future costs that are difficult... more...