Environmental Economics

Environmental Economics

by Shunsuke Managi, Koichi Kuriyama

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781138960695
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 11/11/2016
Series: Routledge Textbooks in Environmental and Agricultural Economics Series
Pages: 246
Product dimensions: 6.75(w) x 9.75(h) x (d)

About the Author

Shunsuke Managi is the Distinguished Professor of Technology and Policy in the Urban Institute & School of Engineering at Kyushu University, Japan, while also holding positions as an Adjunct Professor at QUT Business School, and the University of Tokyo. He is an editor of Environmental Economic and Policy Studies, a lead author for the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, and is the author of Technology, Natural Resources and Economic Growth: Improving the Environment for a Greener Future and editor of The Economics of Green Growth.

Koichi Kuriyama is the Professor of Agricultural and Resource Economics at the Kyoto University, Japan. His research has focused on the evaluation of the environment including forest and ecosystem services. He is the author of ‘A latent segmentation approach to a Kuhn-Tucker model: An application to recreation demand’ (with W.M. Hanemann and J.R. Hilger), published in the Journal of Environmental Economics and Management.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Our Lifestyles and the Environment
Section 1. Economic Development and Environmental Issues
Section 2. Waste Problems and Sustainable Society
Section 3. Climate Change

Chapter 2: Mechanisms that Give Rise to Environmental Problems
Section 1. Externalities and Market Failures
Section 2. The Use and Management of Common-Pool Resources
Section 3. Public Goods and Free Riding

Chapter 3: Fundamental Theories of Environmental Policy
Section 1. Direct Regulations and Market Mechanisms
Section 2. Environmental Taxes and Subsidies
Section 3. Resolutions through Direct Negotiations
Section 4. Emission Cap and Trade

Chapter 4: Applications for Environmental Policies
Section 1. Choice among Policy Measures
Section 2. Waste Policy
Section 3. The Kyoto Protocol and Climate Change Policy
Section 4. The Current State and Future Targets of Climate Change Policy

Chapter 5: Environmental Value Assessment
Section 1. Environmental Value
Section 2. Environmental Valuation Method 1: Revealed Preferences Method
Section 3. Environmental Valuation Method 2: Stated Preferences Method
Section 4. Cost-Benefit Analysis

Chapter 6: Business and Environmental Problems
Section 1. Business and Environmental Policies
Section 2. Social Responsibility Demanded from Business
Section 3. Business and Environmental Risks
Section 4. Biodiversity and the Ecosystem

Chapter 7: Global Environmental Problems and International Trade
Section 1. International Trade and the Environment
Section 2. Environmental Regulations and Technological Development
Section 3. Sustainable Development
Section 4. Energy Economics

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