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Project Appraisal and Valuation of the Environment: General Principles and Six Case-Studies in Developing Countries

By: Peter Abelson

304 pages, Figs, tabs


Paperback | Jun 1996 | #59332 | ISBN: 0333639162
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A practical and readable guide to valuing the environment and the implications for public investment and policy. It describes how the environment can be valued and how these valuation concepts can be applied to investment decisions.


List of Tables - List of Figures - Preface - Acknowledgements - Environmental Issues: An Overview - Cost-Benefit Analysis - Valuation Methods: General Principles - Valuation Methods for the Environment - Valuing Water Quality in Wuxi, China - Valuing Electricity and the Environment in Bangladesh - Valuing Urban Slum Improvements in Visakhapatnam, India - Valuing Mass Transit and the Environment in Lagos - Valuing Tropical Forests in Kenya - Valuing Soils in the Tropical Lowlands of Eastern Bolivia - Valuing the Environment: Main Conclusions - References -Index

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