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The economics of the environment and natural resources

Author: R Quentin Grafton; et al
Publisher: Malden, MA : Blackwell Pub., 2004.
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"The Economics of the Environment and Natural Resources covers the essential topics students need to understand environmental and resource problems and their possible solutions. Its unique lecture format provides an in-depth exploration of discrete topics, ideal for upper-level undergraduate, graduate, or doctoral study. Each chapter depicts the key theoretical insights, major issues, and real-life problems that  Read more...
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: R Quentin Grafton; et al
ISBN: 0631215638 9780631215639 0631215646 9780631215646
OCLC Number: 51983564
Description: xi, 503 p. : ill. ; 26 cm.
Contents: Part 1. Economics of the environment --
Models, systems, and dynamics --
Property rights --
Economics of pollution control --
Part 2. Resource economics --
Bioeconomics of fisheries --
Forestry economics --
Water economics --
Economics of non-renewable resources --
Part 3. Environmental valuation --
Environmental valuation : introduction and theory --
Environmental valuation : stated preference methods --
Environmental values expressed through market behavior --
Part 4. Global environment --
Growth and the environment --
Environmental accounting --
Trade and environment --
The global commons --
Biodiversity --
Sustaining the environment.
Responsibility: R. Quentin Grafton ... [et al.].
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