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Resource Economics An Economic Approach to Natural Resource and Environmental Policy

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By: Alan Randall
434 pages, Figs
Resource Economics
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  • Resource Economics ISBN: 9780471859284 Edition: 2 Paperback Dec 1987 Out of Print #14131
  • Resource Economics ISBN: 9780471874683 Edition: 2 Hardback Dec 1987 Out of Print #14132
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About this book

Includes extensive treatment of welfare economics and market failure concepts, project evaluation, investment theory, land markets and allocation of exhaustible and biological resources, and environmental quality issues.

Contents

NATURAL RESOURCE AND ENVIRONMENTAL POLICY: THE CHALLENGE TO ECONOMISTS. Economic Growth, Resource Scarcity, and Environmental Degradation. Cornucopia or Catastrophe. Resources and Policy. ALLOCATION, DISTRIBUTION AND ECONOMIC WELL-BEING: ECONOMIC POLICY FOR RESOURCES POLICY. Economic Coordination and the Price System. Economic Efficiency. Criteria for Economic Policy. Property Rights, Efficiency and the Distribution of Income. Sources of Inefficiency. RULES OF THE GAME: THE INSTITUTIONAL FRAMEWORK. The Loci of Economic Decision Making. Some Important Legal Concepts. Natural Resources and the State: Legislative and Judicial Processes as They Apply to Natural and Environmental Resources. PROJECT AND PROGRAM EVALUATION. Benefit Cost Analysis. Benefit Cost Analysis in a Limited-Information Environment. APPLICATIONS. Intertemporal Allocation I: Exhaustible Resources. Demand and Supply of Fossil Fuels. Intertemporal Allocation 2: Biological Resources. Land Markets. Land Use Policy. The Control of Polluting Emissions. The Siting of Locally Obnoxious Facilities. Water Resources Projects: The Case of the Tellico Dam and Reservoir Project. Conservation and Preservation. Epilog. Index.

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Out of Print
By: Alan Randall
434 pages, Figs
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