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Sustainability and Environmental Economics: An Alternative Text


By: John Bowers

238 pages, Figs, tabs

Addison Wesley Longman (Pearson Education)

Paperback | Dec 1997 | #65815 | ISBN: 058227656X
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This concise text provides an introduction to the concepts and theories of environmental economics for students of environmental science, geography and economics.


Economic Preliminaries 1. Environmental Problems and Environmental Economics 2. The Economist's View of the World 3. Market Failure and the Environment The Choice of Instruments for Environmental Policies 4. The Economic Theory of Pollution 5. A Critique of the Pigovian Model of Pollution 6. Choice of Instruments for Pollution Policy 7. Nitrate Pollution 8. Domestic Waste 9. Atmospheric Emissions from Road Transport Cost-Benefit Analysis 10. Principles of Cost-Benefit Analysis 11. Valuing the Environment 12. Cost-Benefit Analysis in Practice Sustainable Development 13. Exhaustible Resources 14. Renewable Resources 15. Sustainability and Sustainable Development 16. Instruments for Biodiversity Policy 17. Global Atmospheric Pollution 18. Restrospect: Sustainability, Economics and the Environment Further Reading: A Brief Guide References

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