Handbook of Natural Resource and Energy Economics / Edition 2

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Overview

The three volumes comprising the Handbook of Natural Resource and Energy Economics examine the current theory, and sample current application methods for natural resource and energy economics. Volumes 1 & 2 deal with the economics of environmental and renewable resources, and are divided into six parts. The first deals with basic concepts, and subsequent sections are concerned with ethics and environmental topics. Volume 3 deals primarily with non-renewable resources. It analyzes the economics of energy and minerals and includes chapters on the economics of environmental policy. For more information on the Handbooks in Economics series, please see our home page on http://www.elsevier.nl/locate/hes
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Editorial Reviews

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..... an important reference point for researchers in environmental economics, particularly in the theory area.

The Economic Record
The two volumes under review display the high standard of scholarship that one has come to expect from contributors to the North-Holland's series of Handbooks in Economics.

Journal of Economics

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780444876454
  • Publisher: Elsevier Science
  • Publication date: 8/1/1985
  • Series: Handbooks in Economics Series
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 316
  • Product dimensions: 0.88 (w) x 6.00 (h) x 9.00 (d)

Table of Contents

Some Basic Concepts. Welfare economics and the environment (K.-G. Mäler). Bioeconomics of renewable resource use (J.E. Wilen). Spatial aspects of environmental economics (H. Siebert). Economics of nature preservation (A.C. Fisher, J.V. Krutilla). Ethics and environmental economics (A.V. Kneese, W.H. Schulze). Selected Methods and Applications of Economics to Environmental Problems. Methods for assessing the benefits of environmental programs (A.M. Freeman, III). Environmental economics, industrial process models, and regional-residual management models (D. James). Input-output models, national economic models and the environment (F.R. Førsund). The Economics of Environmental Policy. Distributional and macroeconomic aspects of environmental policy (G.B. Christainsen, T.H. Tietenberg). Comparative analysis of alternative policy instruments (P. Bohm, C.S. Russell).
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