ISBN-10:
0072429216
ISBN-13:
9780072429213
Pub. Date:
08/03/2001
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Higher Education
Environmental Economics / Edition 3

Environmental Economics / Edition 3

by Barry C. Field, Martha K. Field

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Overview

Barry Field's Environmental Economics,3e,examines all the facets of the connection between environmental quality and the economic behavior of individuals and groups of people. The book contains 21 chapters covering Cost and Benefits of Environmental Policy,Environmental Analysis,Policy Analysis,US Policy (Air Pollution,Toxic Wastes,State and Local Issues),and International Environmental Issues. Barry Field's other text with McGraw-Hill/Irwin,Natural Resource Economics (©2001),may be packaged with Environmental Economics,3e,at a discount.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780072429213
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Higher Education
Publication date: 08/03/2001
Edition description: Older Edition
Pages: 528
Product dimensions: 6.30(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

PrefaceSection I Introduction 1 What is Environmental Economics? 2 The Economy and the Environment Section II Analytical Tools 3 Benefits and Costs, Supply and Demand 4 Economic Efficiency and Markets 5 The Economics of Environmental Quality Section III Environmental Analysis 6 Frameworks of Analysis 7 Benefit-Cost Analysis: Benefits 8 Benefit-Cost Analysis: Costs Section IV Environmental Policy Analysis 9 Criteria for Evaluating Environmental Policies 10 Decentralized Policies 11 Command-and-Control Strategies: The Case of Standards 12 Incentive-Based Strategies: Emission Charges and Subsidies 13 Incentive-Based Strategies: Transferable Discharge Permits Section V Environmental Policy in the United States 14 Federal Water Pollution-Control Policy 15 Federal Air Pollution-Control Policy 16 Federal Policy on Toxic and Hazardous Substances 17 State and Local Environmental Issues Section VI International Environmental Issues (and more...)

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