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Issues in Environmental Economics

Issues in Environmental Economics

Nick Hanley (Editor), Colin Roberts (Editor)

ISBN: 978-0-631-23569-9

Aug 2002, Wiley-Blackwell

224 pages

Select type: Paperback

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$46.95

Description

This book addresses cutting edge issues in the rapidly developing field of environmental and natural resource economics.
1. Issues in Environmental Economics: An Overview: Nick Hanley and Colin Roberts.

2. The Economics of Nonpoint Pollution Control: James S. Shortle and Richard D. Horan.

3. Non-Mandatory Approaches to Environmental Protection: Madhu Khanna.

4. Carbon Taxes and Carbon Emissions Trading: Paul Ekins and Terry Barker.

5. The Design of Stable International Environmental Agreements: Economic Theory and Political Economy: Ulrich J. Wagner.

6. The Economics of Tropical Deforestation: E. B. Barbier and J. C. Burgess.

7. Choice Modelling Approaches: A Superior Alternative for Environmental Valuation?: Nick Hanley, Susana Mourato and Robert E. Wright.



  • Addresses cutting edge issues in the rapidly developing field of environmental and natural resource economics.

  • Comprises a series of specially commissioned papers by a cross-section of authors, ranging from well-established scholars to rising talent.

  • The papers are centred around three key themes; the economics of pollution control, resource economics, and valuation.

  • The collection as a whole demonstrates that, while environmental and natural resource economics enters the twenty-first century in good form, there are still many challenges to be met.