Environmental Economics

ISBN-10: 0073375764

ISBN-13: 9780073375762

Edition: 5th 2009

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Environmental Economics is an introduction to the basic principles of environmental economics as they have been developed in the past and as they continue to evolve. The examples discussed in this textbook represent only a sample of the full range of issues that actually exists. For this reason, the Fifth Edition sticks to the basic ideas and ways that environmental economists have found to make the basic concepts and models more specific and relevant to concrete environmental issues. The basic structure and sequence of chapters are unchanged but contains new and updated material that reflects the new research efforts by environmental economists over the last few years.
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Book details

List price: $174.67
Edition: 5th
Copyright year: 2009
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Higher Education
Publication date: 9/4/2008
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 512
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.430
Language: English

What is Environmental Economics
The Economy and the Environment
Analytical Tools
Benefits and Costs, Supply and Demand
Economic Efficiency and Markets
The Economics of Environmental Quality
Environmental Analysis
Frameworks of Analysis
Benefit-Cost Analysis: Benefits
Benefit-Cost Analysis: Costs
Environmental Policy Analysis
Criteria for Evaluating Environmental Policies
Decentralized Policies: Liability Laws, Property Rights, Voluntary Action
Command-and-Control Strategies: The Case of Standards
Incentive-Based Strategies: Emission Charges and Subsidies
Incentive-Based Strategies: Transferable Discharge Permits
Environmental Policy in the United States
Federal Water Pollution-Control Policy
Federal Air Pollution Control Policy
Federal Polity on Toxic and Hazardous Substances
State and Local Environmental Issues
International Environmental Issues
Comparative Environmental Policies
Economic Development and the Environment
The Global Environment
International Environmental Agreements
Abbreviations and Acronyms used in the book
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