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The aim of this book is to provide an introduction to environmental and natural resource issues and to describe economic theories and methods used by experts working in the field. Case Studies Comprehensive treatment of a wide range of environmental and natural resource issues.A real life introduction to each chapter engages the reader in the application of the topic at hand.Unique chapter on environmental justice.  Consultants or other professionals who works with economic analysis of environmental policy.

Table of Contents

 1.    Approaching Economics

 2.    Economic Thinking

 3.    Economic Theory

 4.    Institutional Breakdown

 5.    Decision Support for Environmental Policy

 6.    The Discount Rate

 7.    Valuing the Environment

 8.    Forests

 9.    Rangelands

10.    Water

11.    Food

12.    Fisheries

13.    Energy

14.    Population  

15.    Climate Change

16.    Environmental Quality and Pollution

17.    Environmental Risk

18.    Environmental Justice

19.    Sustainable Development 

Appendix A: Supply and Demand Mathematics

Appendix B: Total Benefit, Marginal Benefit, and Consumer Surplus

Appendix C: Use of Programming Methods to Value Public Actions

Appendix D: Improving Cost-Effectiveness of Environmental Programs

Appendix E: Preferences, Demand, and Benefits

Appendix F: Incentive Compatibility in Contingent Valuation Studies

Appendix G: Critiques of Contingent Valuation

Appendix H: Infinite Time Horizons and Forest Rotation Analysis

Appendix I: Dynamic Efficiency for a Depletable Resource

Glossary.

Index.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780131131637
Author:
Ward, Frank
Publisher:
Prentice Hall
Subject:
Natural Resources
Subject:
Agriculture - General
Subject:
Agriculture & Animal Husbandry
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Publication Date:
June 2005
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
624
Dimensions:
10 x 8 x 1.5 in 1225 gr

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Business » Environment
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Science and Mathematics » Agriculture » General
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