Environmental Economics: In Theory and Practice, Second Edition / Edition 2

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Overview

The second edition of Environmental Economics has been fully updated and revised to take into account recent developments relating to the relationship between economics and the environment. New chapters on environmental risk, trade and the environment, and ecosystems and economics contribute to the stimulating analysis offered in this timely new edition.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780333971376
  • Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
  • Publication date: 1/1/2007
  • Edition description: REV
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 395
  • Sales rank: 1,466,335
  • Product dimensions: 6.22 (w) x 9.15 (h) x 0.99 (d)

Meet the Author

Nick Hanley is Professor of Environmental Economics at Edinburgh University.

Jason Shogren is Professor of Economics at the University of Wyoming.

Ben White is Senior Lecturer, School of Agriculture and Resource Economics, University of Western Australia.

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Table of Contents

The Economy and the Environment: Two parts of a Whole
• Market Failure
• Economic Incentives for the Environment
• Emission Taxes and Tradable Emission Permits
• Transboundary and Global Pollution
• Non-renewable Resources
• Biological Natural Resources
• Non-market valuation
• Economic Growth and Sustainability
• Environmental Risk
• Ecosystems and Economies
• Trade and the Environment

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