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Applying economics to the environment

Author: Clifford S Russell
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 2001.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"The book's broad scope includes a chapter on how models of the natural world interact with economic models in ways that are central to the conclusions economists reach. It devotes a chapter to contingent valuation, currently the hottest topic in the field. It also contains a chapter on monitoring and enforcement, a topic often completely ignored but central to considerations of instrument choice. In addition, the
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Clifford S Russell
ISBN: 019512684X 9780195126846
OCLC Number: 45610057
Description: xii, 383 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: Ch. 1. What Does Environmental Economics Have to Do with the Environment? --
Ch. 2. Background on Actual Policy Choices --
Ch. 3. Microeconomics: Review and Extensions --
Ch. 4. An Introduction to the "Environmental" Part of Environmental Economics --
Ch. 5. Cost-Benefit Analysis and the Management of the Environment --
Ch. 6. Damage and Benefit Estimation: Background and Introduction --
Ch. 7. Indirect Benefit Estimation --
Ch. 8. Direct Methods of Benefit Estimation --
Ch. 9. Policy Instruments I: Some Basic Results and Confusions --
Ch. 10. Policy Instruments II: Other Considerations and More Exotic Instruments --
Ch. 11. Monitoring and Enforcement --
Ch. 12. Dealing with Risk: The Normative Model and Some Limitations.
Responsibility: Clifford S. Russell.
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