Cost-Benefit Analysis and the Environment / Edition 1

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This lucid, up to date book takes a fresh look at the application of cost-benefit analysis (CBA) to environmental problems ranging from wildlife protection to global warming. It will be highly relevant to the growing number of undergraduate and postgraduate courses in environmental economics and management, as well as being of interest to academics researching in these areas and to other professionals concerned with project appraisal and the environment.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781852789473
  • Publisher: Elgar, Edward Publishing, Inc.
  • Publication date: 1/28/1993
  • Edition description: Reprint
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 288

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements
Preface
1 Introduction
2 The Welfare Foundations of CBA
3 Valuing Environmental Goods (1): The Contingent Valuation Method
4 Valuing Environmental Goods (2): The Hedonic Pricing Method
5 Valuing Environmental Goods (3): The Travel Cost Method
6 Valuing Environmental Goods (4): Production Function Approaches
7 How Good are our Valuation Methods?
8 Discounting and the Environment
9 Irreversibility, Ecosystem Complexity, Institutional Capture and Sustainability
10 Tropospheric Ozone Damage to Agricultural Crops
11 Costs and Benefits of Controlling Nitrate Pollution
12 Valuing Habitat Protection
13 Cost-Benefit Analysis and the Greenhouse Effect
14 Environmental Limits to CBA?
Index
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