The Economics of Water and Waste: A Case Study of Jakarta, Indonesia

The Economics of Water and Waste: A Case Study of Jakarta, Indonesia

by Richard C. Porter
     
 

ISBN-10: 1859723500

ISBN-13: 9781859723500

Pub. Date: 07/28/1996

Publisher: Ashgate Publishing, Limited

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781859723500
Publisher:
Ashgate Publishing, Limited
Publication date:
07/28/1996
Pages:
136
Product dimensions:
6.30(w) x 8.86(h) x 0.59(d)

Table of Contents

Figures and tables
Acknowledgements
Notes on currency units and quotations
1Introduction1
2Drinking water15
3Wastewater47
4Solid waste63
5On covering costs82
6Lessons for and from Jakarta91
App. IThe opportunity cost of an aquifer94
App. IIThe optimal spacing of standpipes98
App. III"Lifeline" pricing for equity, efficiency, and revenue102
App. IVThe optimal timing of large infrastructure investments107
App. VMonopsony middlemen and the recycling commons111
App. VIThe concept of "long-run marginal cost"114
App. VIIElements of a benefit-cost analysis of cleaning one river117
Bibliography120

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