Classic Papers In Natural Resource Economics

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Classic Papers in Natural Resource Economics brings together a choice selection of some of the most enduring academic writing published in this field in a single volume. The 14 papers included in this book probe, analyze, and illuminate the central issues in the discipline.

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What People Are Saying

B. Delworth Gardner
...the pieces [are] judiciously selected.. [and] their value as a composite is enhanced by their organization into major topical areas.
Charles W. Howe
This edited volume by Professor Gopalakrishnan comprises an excellent selection of the theoretical underpinnings of much of natural resource economics...
Lynne Bennet
...this book is a must-have for any resource economist's library.
Ray Huffaker
This collection of classic papers deserves space on the bookshelf of every natural resource economist.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780312230142
  • Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
  • Publication date: 6/17/2000
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Pages: 362
  • Product dimensions: 5.50 (w) x 8.50 (h) x 0.93 (d)

Meet the Author

Chennat Gopalakrishnan is Professor at the University of Hawaii at Manoa, Honolulu, Hawaii.

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Table of Contents

Classic Papers in Natural Resource Economics--Chennat Gopalakrishnam
• The Intertemporal Problem
• The Social Time Preference Discount Rate in Cost Benefit Analysis--Martin S. Feldstein
• On the Social Rate of Discount--William F. Baumol
• Uncertainty and the Evaluation of Public Investment Decisions--Kenneth J. Arrow & Robert C. Lind
• Environment Preservation, Uncertainty and Irreversibility--Kenneth J. Arrow & Anthony C. Fisher
• Externalities and Market Failure
• The Problem of Social Cost--Ronald H. Coase
• Externality--James M. Buchanan & William C. Stubblebine
• On Divergences and Between Social Cost and Private Cost--Ralph Turvey
• Property Rights, Institutions and Public Choice
• Toward a Theory of Property Rights--Harold Demsetz
• The Economic Theory of a Common-Property Resource--H. Scott Gordon
• Politics, Policy and the Pigovian Margins--James M. Buchanan
• The Economics of Exhaustible Resources
• Harold Hotelling
• The Resources of Economics--Robert M. Solow
• Economics of Production From Natural Resources--Vernon L. Smith
• Economics of Forestry in an Evolving Society--Paul A. Samuelson

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