Environmental & Natural Resources Economics / Edition 9

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Overview

Environmental and Natural Resource Economics takes a policy-oriented approach, introducing economic theory in the context of debates and empirical work from the field. Readers will gain a global perspective of both environmental and natural resource economics.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780131392571
  • Publisher: Prentice Hall
  • Publication date: 8/26/2011
  • Edition number: 9
  • Pages: 696
  • Sales rank: 674,592
  • Product dimensions: 7.50 (w) x 9.10 (h) x 1.70 (d)

Table of Contents

Brief Table of Contents:

  1. Visions of the Future
  2. The Economic Approach: Property Rights, Externalities and Environmental Problems
  3. Evaluating Trade-offs: Benefit-Cost Analysis and other Decision-Making Metrics
  4. Valuing the Environment: Methods
  5. Dynamic Efficiency and Sustainable Development
  6. Depletable Resource Allocation: The Role of Longer Time Horizons, Substitutes and Extraction Cost
  7. Energy: The Transition from Depletable to Renewable Resources
  8. Recyclable Resources: Minerals, Paper, Bottles, and E-Waste
  9. Replenishable but Depletable Resources: Water
  10. A Locationally Fixed, Multipurpose Resource: Land
  11. Reproducible Private-Property Resources: Agriculture and Food Security
  12. Storable, Renewable Resources: Forests
  13. Common-Pool Resources: Fisheries and Other Commercially Valuable Species
  14. Economics of Pollution Control: An Overview
  15. Stationary-Source Local and Regional Air Pollution
  16. Climate Change
  17. Mobile-Source Air Pollution
  18. Water Pollution
  19. Toxic Substances and Environmental Justice
  20. The Quest for Sustainable Development
  21. Population and Development
  22. Visions of the Future Revisited
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