Environmental and Natural Resource Economics / Edition 8

Environmental and Natural Resource Economics / Edition 8

by Tom Tietenberg, Lynne Lewis
     
 

Environmental and Natural Resource Economics, 8/e takes a policy-oriented approach, introducing economic theory in the context of debates and empirical work from the field. Students leave the course with a global perspective of both environmental and natural resource economics. Visions of the Future; Valuing the Environment: Concepts;See more details below

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Environmental and Natural Resource Economics, 8/e takes a policy-oriented approach, introducing economic theory in the context of debates and empirical work from the field. Students leave the course with a global perspective of both environmental and natural resource economics. Visions of the Future; Valuing the Environment: Concepts; Valuing the Environment: Methods; Property Rights, Externalities, and Environmental Problems; Dynamic Efficiency and Sustainable Development; The Population Problem; The Allocation of Depletable and Renewable Resources: An Overview; Energy: the Transition From Depletable to Renewable Resources; Recyclable Resources: Minerals, Paper, Bottles, and E-Waste; Replenishable but Depletable Resources: Water; Land; Reproducible Private-Property Resources: Agriculture; Storable, Renewable Resources: Forests; Common-Pool Resources: Fisheries and Other Commercially Valuable Species; Economics of Pollution Control: An Overview; Stationary-Source Local Air Pollution; Regional and Global Air Pollutants: Acid Rain and Atmospheric Modification; Mobile-Source Air Pollution; Water Pollution; Toxic Substances; Environmental Justice; Development, Poverty, and the Environment; The Quest for Sustainable Development; Visions of the Future Revisited. For all readers interested in environmental and natural resource economics.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780321485717
Publisher:
Addison Wesley
Publication date:
08/08/2008
Series:
Pearson Custom Business Resources Series
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
688
Product dimensions:
7.50(w) x 9.20(h) x 1.20(d)

Table of Contents

1 Visions of the Future 1

2 Valuing the Environment: Concepts 14

3 Valuing the Environment: Methods 34

4 Property Rights, Externalities, and Environmental Problems 65

5 Dynamic Efficiency and Sustainable Development 92

6 The Population Problem 108

7 The Allocation of Depletable and Renewable Resources: An Overview 134

8 Energy: The Transition from Depletable to Renewable Resources 156

9 Recyclable Resources: Minerals, Paper, Bottles, and E-Waste 192

10 Replenishable but Depletable Resources: Water 215

11 Land 243

12 Reproducible Private-Property Resources: Agriculture 267

13 Storable, Renewable Resources: Forests 296

14 Common-Pool Resources: Fisheries and Other Commercially Valuable Species 322

15 Economics of Pollution Control: An Overview 356

16 Stationary-Source Local Air Pollution 390

17 Regional and Global Air Pollutants: Acid Rain and Atmospheric Modification 413

18 Mobile-Source Air Pollution 438

19 Water Pollution 463

20 Toxic Substances 495

21 Environmental Justice 523

22 Development, Poverty, and the Environment 549

23 The Quest for Sustainable Development 577

24 Visions of the Future Revisited 603

Problem Set Answers 615

Glossary 622

Name Index 634

Subject Index 640

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