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Determining the Economic Value of Water Concepts and Methods

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ISBN-10: 0415838509

ISBN-13: 9780415838504

Edition: 2nd 2014 (Revised)

Authors: Robert A. Young, John B. Loomis

List price: $49.99
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Water provides benefits as a commodity for agriculture, industry, and households, and as a public good such as fisheries habitat, water quality and recreational use. To aid in cost-benefit analysis under conditions where market determined price signals are usually unavailable, economists have developed a range of alternative valuation methods for measuring economic benefits.  This volume provides the most comprehensive exposition to-date of the application of economic valuation methods to proposed water resources investments and policies. It provides a conceptual framework for valuation of both commodity and public good uses of water, addressing non-market valuation techniques appropriate…    
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Book details

List price: $49.99
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2014
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Group
Publication date: 6/10/2014
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 358
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.25" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.386

Robert Young is a professor in the Department of Political Science at the University of Western Ontario and Canada Research Chair in Multilevel Governance.

John Loomis is professor of agriculture and resource economics at Colorado State University. He has previously worked at the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and the Bureau of Land Management.