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Environmental policy, sustainability and welfare : an economic analysis

Author: Thomas Aronsson; Kenneth Backlund; Karl-Gustaf Löfgren
Publisher: Cheltenham, UK; Northampton, MA, USA : Edward Elgar Publishing, [2018]
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This comprehensive and accessible textbook addresses important relationships between economics and environmental policy, highlighting in particular the role of taxation. It also connects environmental policy to social accounting by describing how measures of welfare and sustainable development depend on whether policies successfully internalize market failures"--
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Thomas Aronsson; Kenneth Backlund; Karl-Gustaf Löfgren
ISBN: 1781955115 9781781955116 9781781955109 1781955107
OCLC Number: 1003312489
Description: vii, 189 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: A Brief History of Economics and Environmental Policy --
Markets and Externalities --
Welfare and the Environment : General Equilibrium Models --
Nuclear Power and Externalities --
Welfare Comparisons, Public Policy, and Sustainable Development --
Heterogeneity and Redistribution --
Efficiency, Inefficiency, and Transboundary Externalities.
Responsibility: Thomas Aronsson, Kenneth Backlund, Karl-Gustaf Löfgren.

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"This comprehensive and accessible textbook addresses important relationships between economics and environmental policy, highlighting in particular the role of taxation. It also connects environmental policy to social accounting by describing how measures of welfare and sustainable development depend on whether policies successfully internalize market failures"--

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