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Issues in Environmental Economics

Edited By: Colin J Roberts and Nick Hanley

217 pages, Figs, tabs


Paperback | May 2002 | #129969 | ISBN: 0631235698
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Comprises a series of specially commissioned papers by a cross-section of authors, ranging from well-established scholars to rising talent. The papers are centred around three key themes: The economics of pollution control; Resource economics; and Valuation.


1. Issues in Environmental Economics: An Overview: Nick Hanley and Colin Roberts. 2. The Economics of Nonpoint Pollution Control: James S. Shortle and Richard D. Horan. 3. Non-Mandatory Approaches to Environmental Protection: Madhu Khanna. 4. Carbon Taxes and Carbon Emissions Trading: Paul Ekins and Terry Barker. 5. The Design of Stable International Environmental Agreements: Economic Theory and Political Economy: Ulrich J. Wagner. 6. The Economics of Tropical Deforestation: E. B. Barbier and J. C. Burgess. 7. Choice Modelling Approaches: A Superior Alternative for Environmental Valuation?: Nick Hanley, Susana Mourato and Robert E. Wright.

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Nick Hanley is Professor of Economics at Glasgow University. Colin Roberts is a lecturer and Director of Studies of the Economics Department at Edinburgh University.

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