Environmental Economics: An Introduction / Edition 4

Environmental Economics: An Introduction / Edition 4

by Barry Field, Martha k Field
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0073137510

ISBN-13: 9780073137513

Pub. Date: 09/28/2005

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Higher Education

Twenty-one chapters covering Cost and Benefits of Environmental Policy, Environmental Analysis, Policy Analysis, US Policy (Air Pollution, Toxic Wastes, State and Local Issues), and International Environmental Issues.

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Twenty-one chapters covering Cost and Benefits of Environmental Policy, Environmental Analysis, Policy Analysis, US Policy (Air Pollution, Toxic Wastes, State and Local Issues), and International Environmental Issues.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780073137513
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Higher Education
Publication date:
09/28/2005
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
528
Product dimensions:
6.40(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

Field – Environmental Economics: An Introduction, 4/e(0073137510)

Contents in Brief
Section 1 – Introduction

1 What is Environmental Economics?

2 The Economy and the Environment
Section 2 – Analytical Tools

3 Benefits and Costs, Supply and Demand

4 Economic Efficiency and Markets

5 The Economics of Environmental Quality
Section 3 – Environmental Analysis

6 Frameworks of Analysis

7 Benefit-Cost Analysis: Benefits

8 Benefit-Cost Analysis: Costs
Section 4 – Environmental Policy Analysis

9 Criteria for Evaluating Environmental Policies

10 Decentralized Policies: Liability Laws, Property Rights, Voluntary Action

11 Command-and-Control Strategies: The Case of Standards

12 Incentive-Based Strategies: Emission Charges and Subsidies

13 Incentive-Based Strategies: Transferable Discharge Permits
Section 5 – Environmental Policy in the United States

14 Federal Water Pollution – Control Policy

15 Federal Air Pollution – Control Policy

16 Federal Policy on Toxic and Hazardous Substances

17 State and Local Environmental Issues

Section 6 – International Environmental Issues

18 Comparative Environmental Policies

19 Economic Development and the Environment

20 The Global Environment

21 International Environmental Agreements

Appendix: Abbreviations and Acronyms Used in the Book

Name Index

Subject Index

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