The Economics of the Environment and Natural Resources / Edition 1

The Economics of the Environment and Natural Resources / Edition 1

by Quentin Grafton, Wiktor Adamowicz, Diane Dupont, Harry Nelson
     
 

The Economics of the Environment and Natural Resources covers the essential topics students need to understand environmental and resource problems and their possible solutions. Its unique lecture format provides an in-depth exploration of discrete topics, ideal for upper-level undergraduate, graduate, or doctoral study. Each chapter depicts the key

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The Economics of the Environment and Natural Resources covers the essential topics students need to understand environmental and resource problems and their possible solutions. Its unique lecture format provides an in-depth exploration of discrete topics, ideal for upper-level undergraduate, graduate, or doctoral study. Each chapter depicts the key theoretical insights, major issues, and real-life problems that motivate the subject. In addition, the chapters feature practical applications and case studies, a list of annotated further reading, and extensive references. The book also includes an extensive glossary of key terms used in the chapters.The book’s broad treatment of the field includes discussions of general theoretical approaches, particular natural resources, the theory and practice of environmental valuation, and larger-scale environmental issues. This book challenges the reader through its rigorous coverage of these topics, while also provoking further exploration.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780631215646
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
02/23/2004
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
524
Product dimensions:
6.80(w) x 9.70(h) x 1.48(d)

Table of Contents

List of Figures.

List of Tables.

List of Boxes.

Preface.

Acknowledgements.

Introduction.

Part I: Economics of the Environment:.

1. Models, Systems, and Dynamics.

2. Property Rights.

3. Economics of Pollution Control.

Part II: Resource Economics:.

4. Bioeconomics of Fisheries.

5. Forestry Economics.

6. Water Economics.

7. Economics of Non-renewable Resources.

Part III: Environmental Valuation:.

8. Environmental Valuation: Introduction and Theory.

9. Environmental Valuation: Stated Preference Methods.

10. Environmental Values Expressed Through Market Behavior.

Part IV: Global Environment:.

11. Growth and the Environment.

12. Environmental Accounting.

13. Trade and Environment.

14. The Global Commons.

15. Biodiversity.

16. Sustaining the Environment.

Glossary.

Index

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