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Natural Resource and Environmental Economics

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By: Yue Ma, Roger Perman, James McGilvray and Michael Common

600 pages, Figs, tabs

Prentice-Hall (Pearson Education)

Paperback | Mar 2003 | Edition: 3 | #154376 | ISBN: 0273655590
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Outlines the application of rigorous economic theory to the environment.


I. FOUNDATIONS. 1. An introduction to natural resource and environmental economics. 2. The origins of the sustainability problem. 3. Ethics, welfare economics and the environment. 4. Concepts of sustainability. 5. Welfare economics and the environment. II. ENVIRONMENTAL POLLUTION. 6. Pollution control: targets. 7. Pollution control: instruments. 8. Pollution policy with imperfect information. 9. Economy wide modelling. 10. International environmental problems. III. PROJECT APPRAISAL. 11. Cost benefit analysis. 12. Valuing the environment. 13. Irreversibility risk and uncertainty. IV. NATURAL RESOURCE EXPLOITATION. 14. The efficient and optimal use of natural resources. 15. Non-renewable resources. 16. Stock pollution problems. 17. Renewable resources. 18. Forest resources. 19. Accounting for the environment.

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