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Environmental valuation in South Asia

Author: A K Enamul Haque; et al
Publisher: Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2011.
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This book provides an overview of different environmental problems in South Asia.


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: A K Enamul Haque; et al
ISBN: 9781107007147 1107007143
OCLC Number: 762371577
Description: 477 S : Ill
Contents: 1. Introduction; 2. Environmental valuation: a review of methods M. N. Murty, P. Shyamsundar and A. K. Enamul Haque; 3. Valuing the environment as a production input Jeffrey R. Vincent; 4. Should shrimp farmers pay paddy farmers?: The challenges of examining salinisation externalities in South India L. Umamaheswari, K. Omar Hattab, P. Nasurudeen and P. Selvaraj; 5. Evaluating gains from de-eutrophication of the Dutch Canal in Sri Lanka W. R. Rohitha; 6. Pesticide productivity and vegetable farming in Nepal Ratna Kumar Jha and Adhrit Prasad Regmi; 7. Forests, hydrological services and agricultural income: a case study from the Western Ghats of India Sharachchandra Lele, Iswar Patil, Shrinivas Badiger, Ajit Menon and Rajeev Kumar; 8. Can mangroves minimize property loss during big storms?: An analysis of house damages due to the super cyclone in Orissa Saudamini Das; 9. Valuation of recreational amenities from environmental resources: the case of two national parks in Northern Pakistan Himayatullah Khan; 10. Valuing the land of tigers: what Indian visitors reveal Indrila Guha and Santadas Ghosh; 11. Estimating welfare losses from urban air pollution using panel data from household health diaries Usha Gupta; 12. Children in the slums of Dhaka: diarrhoea prevalence and its implications M. Jahangir Alam; 13. Red wells, green wells and the costs of arsenic contamination in Bangladesh M. Zakir Hossain Khan and A. K. Enamul Haque; 14. Air quality and cement production: examining the implications of point source pollution in Sri Lanka Cyril Bogahawatte and Janaranjana Herath; 15. Revisiting the need for improved stoves: estimating health, time and carbon benefits Min Bikram Malla Thakuri; 16. Benefits from reduced air pollution in Delhi and Kolkata: a hedonic property price approach M. N. Murty, S. C. Gulati and Avishek Banerjee; 17. The value of statistical life K. R. Shanmugam and S. Madheswaran; 18. An assessment of demand for improved household water supply in southwest Sri Lanka Herath Gunatilake, Jui-Chen Yang, Subhrendu Pattanayak and Caroline van den Berg.
Responsibility: ed. by A.K. Enamul Haque ... [et al.].


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'Valuation of environmental resources is essential in designing socially desirable policies. This book gives an insightful review of valuation studies in South Asia. It should make an interesting Read more...

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