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Environmental Economics (2nd Edition)

In Theory and Practice

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01 January 2007

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Environmental Economics in Theory and Practice is an ideal text for students taking advanced courses in environmental and natural resource economics. This completely revised and updated edition covers all the major topics in...

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Environmental Economics in Theory and Practice is an ideal text for students taking advanced courses in environmental and natural resource economics. This completely revised and updated edition covers all the major topics in the field, including the economics of sustainable development, market failure and mechanism design, pollution taxes and tradable permits, trans-boundary pollution, non-renewable and renewable resources (including both fisheries and forests), environmental valuation, risk, and trade and the environment. The authors make extensive use of mathematical models, supplementing these with careful explanation and graphical analysis. Emphasis is placed on the application of economic analysis to real-world environmental problem solving, such as designing policies to control pollution or to reduce global biodiversity loss, and examples are drawn from all over the world.NICK HANLEY is Professor of Environmental Economics at the University of Stirling, Scotland.JASON F. SHOGREN is Stroock Distinguished Professor of Natural Resource Conservation and Management at the University of Wyoming, USA. BEN WHITE is Senior Lecturer in Agricultural and Resource Economics at the University of Western Australia, Australia.The authors have also jointly produced An Introduction to Environmental Economics (Oxford University Press, 2001). Nick Hanley is the author of Cost-Benefit Analysis and the Environment (Edward Elgar, 1994).

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Use of formal mathematical models is coupled with intuition and graphical analysis
Policy examples from all round the world, and includes the most important environmental problems of the present day, such as biodiversity loss and climate change
Emphasis on the relevance of economic theory to understanding why environmental problems occur, and what best to do about them

Economy Environment Interactions
Sustainable Development
Market Failure
Incentive Design
Emission Taxes and Tradable Emission Permits: Theory into Practice
Transboundary and Global Pollution
Nonrenewable Resources: Market Structure and Policy
Nonrenewable Resource Scarcity, Costs, and Externalities
Biological Natural Resources: the Fishery
Forestry Economics
Theory and Methods for Environmental Valuation
Environmental Risk
Trade and the Environment.

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NICK HANLEY is Professor of Environmental Economics at the University of Stirling, UK.

JASON F. SHOGREN is Stroock Distinguished Professor of Natural Resource Conservation and Management at the University of Wyoming, USA.

BEN WHITE is Profesor and Head of the School of Agricultural and Resource Economics at the University of Western Australia, Australia.

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NICK HANLEY is Professor of Environmental Economics at the University of Stirling, UK.

JASON F. SHOGREN is Stroock Distinguished Professor of Natural Resource Conservation and Management at the University of Wyoming, USA.

BEN WHITE is Profesor and Head of the School of Agricultural and Resource Economics at the University of Western Australia, Australia.

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