Sustainability and Environmental Economics

John Bowers

Editura: Longman
This concise text provides an introduction to the concepts and theories of environmental economics for students of environmental science, geography and economics. John Bowers, an environmental economist who has worked with numerous environmental and conservation organisations, presents a critical analysis of the neoclassical approach to environmental economics. He offers new insights on the choice of instruments for environmental policy, on valuing the environment and on criteria for achieving sustainable development.
  • Limba : Engleza
  • Cuprins : Economic Preliminaries
    1. Environmental Problems and Environmental Economics
    2. The Economist's View of the World
    3. Market Failure and the Environment
    The Choice of Instruments for Environmental Policies
    4. The Economic Theory of Pollution
    5. A Critique of the Pigovian Model of Pollution
    6. Choice of Instruments for Pollution Policy
    7. Nitrate Pollution
    8. Domestic Waste
    9. Atmospheric Emissions from Road Transport
    Cost-Benefit Analysis
    10. Principles of Cost-Benefit Analysis
    11. Valuing the Environment
    12. Cost-Benefit Analysis in Practice
    Sustainable Development
    13. Exhaustible Resources
    14. Renewable Resources
    15. Sustainability and Sustainable Development
    16. Instruments for Biodiversity Policy
    17. Global Atmospheric Pollution
    18. Restrospect: Sustainability, Economics and the Environment
    Further Reading: A Brief Guide
    References
  • Data Publicarii : 1997
  • Editie : 1
  • Format : Paperback
  • Numar pagini : 248
  • ISBN : 9780582276567
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