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Principles of Environmental and Resource Economics: A Guide for Students and Decision-Makers

Series: New Horizons in Environmental Economics

Edited By: Henk Folmer and H Landis Gabel

784 pages, figs, tabs

Edward Elgar

Paperback | Dec 2000 | Edition: 2 | #156367 | ISBN: 1840643811
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Hardback | Jul 2000 | Edition: 2 | #106505 | ISBN: 1858989442
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Revised and updated edition of a classic text providing a comprehensive, non-technical overview of the principles of environmental and resource economics.


Part 1 Environmental and resource economics - an introduction. Part 2 environment and natural resources in an economic perspective: markets and extremities; public policies and externalities; dynamics and uncertainty; the economics of natural resource utilization; welfare indices and the environmental resource base; goals, principles and constraints in environmental policies; valuing the environment; environmental policy and policy instruments; international co-ordination of environmental policies; modelling the economic consequences of environmental policies; environmental policy in the European Union. Part 3 The firm and the environment: a firm's involvement in the policy-making process; environmental management as competitive strategy - the case of CFCs; corporate responses to environmental concerns; environmental information systems and eco-auditing; environmental technology; environmental issues and operations strategy; environmental issues and competitive priorities; waste management.

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