Managing Water as an Economic Resource

Managing Water as an Economic Resource

by James Winpenny

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780415103787
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 01/26/1994
Series: Development Policy Studies Series
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 142
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.34(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements vii

1 The Water Problem 1

Symptoms 2

Causes 7

Consequences 15

2 Tackling the Problem: Lines of approach 21

Centralised and decentralised solutions 22

Supply augmentation 25

Demand management 27

3 Constructing the Policy Mix 29

The enabling environment 32

Market incentives 42

Non-market inducements 67

Projects and programmes 70

4 Comparing the Options 75

Methodology and performance criteria 75

Applications 90

Conclusion 102

5 Conclusions: The urgency of reform 103

The argument restated 105

Implications of policy reform 109

The art of reform-mongering 110

Bibliography 113

Index 123

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