National Environmental Accounting: Bridging the Gap Between Ecology and Economy

National Environmental Accounting: Bridging the Gap Between Ecology and Economy

by Joy E Hecht, Joy E. Hecht
     
 

ISBN-10: 1891853937

ISBN-13: 9781891853937

Pub. Date: 02/15/2005

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

Hecht, a PhD-level expert in "green" accounting, introduces general readers and income accountants in developing countries to the concept of environmental accounts as part of national income accounting. While providing some technical background based on the United Nation's approach, she focuses mainly on how such accounts may inform public policy decisions about…  See more details below

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Hecht, a PhD-level expert in "green" accounting, introduces general readers and income accountants in developing countries to the concept of environmental accounts as part of national income accounting. While providing some technical background based on the United Nation's approach, she focuses mainly on how such accounts may inform public policy decisions about sustainable natural resources use. The guide includes a supply and use table framework and glossary. Distributed by Johns Hopkins U. Press. Annotation ©2004 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781891853937
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
02/15/2005
Series:
RFF Press Ser.
Edition description:
1
Pages:
272
Product dimensions:
7.68(w) x 9.32(h) x 0.39(d)

Table of Contents

1National environmental accounts1
2Concepts of conventional national income accounting16
3Structure of the conventional income accounts33
4Overview of the revised SEEA53
5Pollution accounting : the physical side76
6Pollution accounting : what are we spending now?90
7Pollution accounting : policy questions102
8Resource accounting120
9Forest accounts136
10Subsoil asset accounts153
11Fisheries, land, and water accounts169
12Macroeconomic indicators in the SEEA196
13Macroeconomic measures outside the SEEA209

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