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Environmental Economics and Policy

Environmental Economics and Policy - 2nd edition

Environmental Economics and Policy - 2nd edition

ISBN13: 9780321011428

ISBN10: 0321011422

Environmental Economics and Policy by Tom Tietenberg - ISBN 9780321011428
Edition: 2ND 98
Copyright: 1998
Publisher: Addison-Wesley Longman, Inc.
Published:
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Environmental Economics and Policy by Tom Tietenberg - ISBN 9780321011428

ISBN13: 9780321011428

ISBN10: 0321011422

Edition: 2ND 98

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Summary

This book is the premier introductory environmental economics text for non-majors. It is an abridgment of the author's longer text, Environmental and Natural Resource Economics, the best-selling text in the field. A strong emphasis on public policy and insights from the natural and physical sciences, literature, and political science make this text accessible to all students.

Features

  • Cases that show practical applications of economic principles are included to introduce students to solutions for actual environmental problems.
  • Emphasis is placed on practical applications. Features include numerical examples, chapter summaries, boxed case studies, and discussion questions.


Table of Contents

Table of Contents

  1. Visions of the Future.
  2. The Economics Perspective.
  3. Rights, Rents, and Remedies.
  4. Valuing the Environment.
  5. The Population Problem.
  6. Natural Resource Economics : An Overview.
  7. Energy.
  8. Water.
  9. Agriculture.
  10. Forests.
  11. Wildlife.
  12. Environmental Economics : An Overview.
  13. Stationary-Source Local Air Pollution.
  14. Acid Rain and Atmospheric Modification.
  15. Transportation.
  16. Water Pollution.
  17. Solid Waste and Recycling.
  18. Toxic Substances and Hazardous Wastes.
  19. Development, Poverty, and the Environment.
  20. The Quest for Sustainable Development.
  21. Visions of the Future Revisited.