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Economics of the environment : selected readings

Author: R N Stavins
Publisher: New York : W.W. Norton, ©2000.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 4th edView all editions and formats
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Two thirds of the essays in this new edition are new. They range from seminal articles on the cost and the benefits of environmental protection to the goals and the means of environmental policy.

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: R N Stavins
ISBN: 0393975231 9780393975239
OCLC Number: 42038483
Description: xii, 659 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: How economists see the environment / Don Fullerton and Robert N. Stavins --
The tragedy of the commons / Garrett Hardin --
The problem of social cost / Ronald Coase --
Environmental economics: a survey / Maureen L. Cropper and Wallace E. Oates --
Sustainability: an economist's perspective / Robert M. Solow --
Environmental regulation and the competitiveness of U.S. manufacturing: what does the evidence tell us? / Adam B. Jaffe [and others] --
Toward a new conception of the environment-competitiveness relationship / Michael E. Porter and Claas van der Linde --
Tightening environmental standards: the benefit-cost or the no-cost paradigm? / Karen Palmer, Wallace E. Oates, and Paul R. Portney --
Nonmarket valuation of environmental resources: an interpretive appraisal / V. Kerry Smith --
The contingent valuation debate: why economists should care / Paul R. Portney --
Valuing the environment through contingent valuation / W. Michael Hanemann --
Contingent valuation: is some number better than no number? / Peter A. Diamond and Jerry A. Hausman --
Is there a role for benefit-cost analysis in environmental, health and safety regulation? / Kenneth J. Arrow [and others] --
Regulating the regulators / W. Kip Viscusi --
Cost-benefit analysis: an ethical critique / Steven Kelman --
Replies to Steven Kelman / James V. DeLong [and others] --
Economic instruments for environmental regulation / Tom H. Tietenberg --
Environmental policy making in a second-best setting / Lawrence H. Goulder --
Economic prescriptions for environmental problems: how the patient followed the doctor's orders / Robert W. Han --
It's immoral to buy the right to pollute / Michael J. Sandel --
Replies to Michael Sandel / Steven Shavell [and others] --
An interim evaluation of sulfur dioxide emissions training / Richard Schmalensee [and others] --
What can we learn from the grand policy experiment? Lessons from SO₂ allowance trading / Robert N. Stavins --
Reflections on the economics of climate change / William D. Nordhaus --
The cost of combating global warming: facing the tradeoffs / Thomas C. Schelling --
Kyoto's unfinished business / Henry D. Jacoby, Ronald G. Prinn, and Richard Schmalensee --
Economic analysis and ecosystems: some concepts and issues / R. David Simpson --
Conflicts and choices in biodiversity preservation / Andrew Metrick and Marting L. Weitzman --
The choice of regulatory instruments in environmental policy / Nathaniel O. Keohane, Richard L. Revesz, and Robert N. Stavins --
The political economy of market-based environmental policy: the U.S. acid rain program / Paul L. Joskow and Richard Schmalensee --
A political economy in an ecological web / Jason F. Shogren.
Responsibility: edited by Robert N. Stavins.

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