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The Environment and Emerging Development Issues, Volume 1

Series: WIDER Studies in Development Economics Volume: 1

Edited By: Partha Dasgupta and Karl-Göran Mäler

288 pages, Figs, tabs

Oxford University Press

Paperback | Nov 2000 | #109384 | ISBN: 0199240698
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Hardback | Mar 1997 | #60665 | ISBN: 0198287674
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This book presents a set of authoritative studies of the role of environmental resources in the development process |Contributors address the problems connected with the management of local common property resources, such as soil, water, forests and their products, animals and fisheries, and supply both explanations of existing situations and policies for the future. This volume will be the definitive codification of our understanding of geographically localised environmental problems for some time.


1. The Resource-Basis of Production and Consumption; 2. On a Clear Day, You Can See the Coase Theorem; 3. Common-Property Resource-Management in Traditional Societies; 4. A Water Perspective on Population, Environment, and Development; 5. Environmental Statistics and the National Accounts; 6. The Environment and Net National Product; 7. Can Computable General-Equilibrium Models Shed Light on the Environmental Problems of Developing Countries?; 8. Development Strategies and the Environment; 9. Choice under Uncertainty: Problems Solved and Unsolved

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