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About this book
About this book
Based on 30 specially commissioned pieces by leading authorities in the field, this handbook covers the full range of issues presently at the forefront of environmental policy, including key aspects of such critical areas as pollution, resource stocks, sustainability, global environmental policy, and land use conflicts. A useful reference work.
Part I: Choices and Decisions: 1. Choices Without Prices Without Apologies: A. Vatn & D. Bromley. 2. Benefit, Costs and the Safe Minimum Standard of Conservation: A. Randall & M. Farmer. 3. The Environment and Property Rights Issues: A. Schmid. 4. Zoning and the Urban Environment: W. Fischel. 5. Public Policies for Land Conservation: I. Hodge. Part II: Considering the Future: 6. Intergenerational Choices Under Global Environmental Change: R. Howarth, L. Berkeley & R. Norgaard. 7. Economic Theory and 'Sustainability': J. Krautkraemer, J. Pezzy & M. Toman. 8. Measuring Sustainable Development: D. Pearce & G. Atkinson. 9. Nonrenewable Resource Supply: M. Toman & M. Walls. 10. Empirical Consequences of the Hotelling Principle: P. Berck. 11. Recycling Programs: K. McClain. Part III: Environmental Quality: 12. Nonconvexities and the Theory of External Costs: P. Burrows. 13. Liability and Penalty Structures in Policy Design: K. Segerson. 14. A Bargaining Framework for the Global Commons: D. Bromley & J. Cochrane. 15. Transferable Discharge Permits and Global Warming: T. Tietenberg. 16. Trade, Pollution and Environmental Protection: C. Runge. Part IV: Environmental Stocks and Flows: 17. Optimal Timber Management Policies: C. Montgomery & D. Adams. 18. Bioeconomic Models of the Fishery: J. Conrad. 19. Management Regimes in Ocean Fisheries: B. Rettig. 20. Privatizing Open-Access Fisheries: L. Anderson 21. Regulation, Imperfect Markets and Transaction Costs: B. Colby. 22. Issues in the Conjunctive Use of Surface Water and Groundwater: R. Provencher. 23. Minerals Policy: R. Gordon. Part V: The Valuation Problem: 24. Valuation of Environmental Quality under Certainty: R. Bishop & R. Woodward. 25. Environmental Valuation under Uncertainty: R. Ready. 26. Quasi-Option Value: T. Graham-Tomasi. 27. Evaluating Changing in Risk and Risk Perceptions by Revealed Preference: A. Freeman. 28. Contingent Valuation: R. Bishop, P. Champ & D. Mullarkey. 29. Travel Cost Models: N. Bockstael. 30. Hedonic Pricing Methods: A. Freeman.