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Environmental Economics

By: Charles Kolstad

352 pages, 22 b/w illus, 84 line illus

Oxford University Press

Hardback | Dec 1999 | #97922 | ISBN: 0195119541
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About this book

Examines the economic issues surrounding earth, air and water pollution and emphasises regulation and private sector anti-pollution incentives.


Contents

1. What is Environmental Economics?; 2. Environmental Problems and Policy Solutions; 3. Social Choice: How Much Environmental Protection?; 4. Efficiency and Markets; 5. Market Failure: Public Bads and Externalities; 6. Property Rights; 7. Pigovian Fees; 8. Regulation Pollution; 9. Emission Fees and Marketable Permits; 10. Regulation with Unknown Control Costs; 11. Audits, Enforcement and Moral Hazard; 12. Risk and Uncertainty; 13. International and Interregional Competition; 14. Economy-Wide Effects of Environmental Regulation; 15. Environmental Demand Theory; 16. Hedonic Price Methods; 17. Household Production; 18. Constructed Markets

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