Dictionary of Environmental Economics

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Overview

This is the first comprehensive dictionary of environmental economics, compiled by leading academics in the field. Each expression or phrase is explained clearly in non-technical language, with references given to its use in the growing literature on the subject area.
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Editorial Reviews

J. C. Stachacz
The editors claim this is the first dictionary specializing in environmental economics. Of the few glossaries available, none has the detail and comprehensiveness of this work. It includes more than 1, 000 entries on resource management, instruments for policy making, environmental management, sustainable development, and natural resource accounting. The entries, concise and fairly technical, include charts, graphs, and formulas where appropriate and are extensively cross-referenced. An excellent source bibliography is included. This dictionary will be of great use to libraries supporting environmental studies, economics, and business curricula. Highly recommended for upper-division undergraduates, graduate students, faculty, and professionals. All academic libraries.
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'The comprehensive coverage make this a useful text to have around.'
Social and Environmental Accounting

'Each expression or phrase is explained clearly in non-technical language with references given to its use in the growing literature on the subject area.'
Environment Business

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781853835292
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis
  • Publication date: 4/28/2001
  • Edition description: 1
  • Pages: 208
  • Product dimensions: 6.38 (w) x 9.50 (h) x 0.90 (d)

Meet the Author

Anil Markandya is Professor of Economics in the Department of Economics and International Development, University of Bath.
Renat Perelet is research leader at the Institute for Systems Analysis, Associate Professor at the Russian Academy of Civil Service and Head of the Centre of Environmental Economics, Higher School of Economics, Russia.
Pamela Mason and Tim Taylor are researchers in the department of Economics and International Development, University of Bath.
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Table of Contents

List of Figures and Tables vi
List of Acronyms and Abbreviations vii
Preface xi
Acknowledgements xii
The Dictionary 1
References 189
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