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Economics of the Environment - Selected Readings (5TH 05 - Old Edition)by Robert N. Stavins
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A rich complement to other texts, this accessible reader provides a balanced selection of classic and contemporary readings to firmly ground students' understanding in the field's primary literature. The Fifth Edition has been carefully reorganized; over a third of the selections are new.
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This supplemental text for environmental economics courses presents 32 readings (most of them published since 1990) by leading scholars in the field. Written in an essentially nontechnical style, they address such topics as the economic costs and benefits of environmental protection, the role of benefit-cost analysis in regulation, and the environmental effects of globalization. Editor Stavins is director of Harvard University's Environmental Economics Program.
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Over four editions, has established itself as the standard student reader for environmental economics courses.
About the Author
Robert N. Stavins is the Albert Pratt Professor of Business and Government at the John F. Kennedy School of Government, and Director of the Environmental Economics Program at Harvard University.
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