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Handbook of Natural Resource and Energy Economics, Volume 1

Series: Handbook of Natural Resource and Energy Economics Volume: 1

Edited By: AV Kneese and JL Sweeney

462 pages, Figs


Hardback | Aug 1985 | #23931 | ISBN: 0444876448
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This volume covers basic concepts, selected methods and applications of economics to environmental problems, and the economics of environmental policy.


Some Basic Concepts. Welfare economics and the environment (K.-G. Maler). Bioeconomics of renewable resource use (J.E. Wilen). Spatial aspects of environmental economics (H. Siebert). Economics of nature preservation (A.C. Fisher, J.V. Krutilla). Ethics and environmental economics (A.V. Kneese, W.H. Schulze). Selected Methods and Applications of Economics to Environmental Problems. Methods for assessing the benefits of environmental programs (A.M. Freeman, III). Environmental economics, industrial process models, and regional-residual management models (D. James). Input-output models, national economic models and the environment (F.R. Forsund). The Economics of Environmental Policy. Distributional and macroeconomic aspects of environmental policy (G.B. Christainsen, T.H. Tietenberg). Comparative analysis of alternative policy instruments (P. Bohm, C.S. Russell).

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