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New directions in productivity measurement and efficiency analysis : counting the environment and natural resources

Author: Tihomir Ancev; M A Samad Azad; Francesc Hernández-Sancho
Publisher: Cheltenham, UK ; Northampton, MA : Edward Elgar Publishing, [2017]
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This book explores novel research perspectives on the intersection of environmental/natural resource economics and productivity analysis, emphasizing the link between productivity and efficiency measurement and environmental impacts. The purpose of the book is to present new approaches and methods for measuring environmentally adjusted productivity and efficiency, and for incorporating natural resources in standard  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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New directions in productivity measurement and efficiency analysis.
Cheltenham, UK ; Northampton, MA : Edward Elgar Publishing, [2017]
(OCoLC)967365988
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Tihomir Ancev; M A Samad Azad; Francesc Hernández-Sancho
ISBN: 9781786432421 1786432420
OCLC Number: 993595668
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: 1. Introduction / Tiho Ancev, M.A. Samad Azad and Francesc Hernández Sancho --
2. Environmentally adjusted productivity and efficiency: a review of concepts, methods and empirical work / Tiho Ancev, M.A. Samad Azad and Mahmuda Akter --
3. Modeling pollution abatement technologies as a network / Rolf G. Färe, Shawna Grosskopf, Carl A. Pasurka, Jr. --
4. Efficiency analysis in uncertain operating environments: the problem with outliers / Kevin J. Fox and Lisa Y.T. Lee --
5. Assessing stream health with respect to ecological connectivity / H.K. Edmonds, J.E. Lovell and C.A.K. Lovell --
6. Accounting for nutrient pollution in measuring agricultural total factor productivity: a study of OECD economies / Viet-Ngu Hoang and Clevo Wilson --
7. Incorporating the environment in agricultural productivity: applying advances in international environmental accounting / Carl Obst and Mark Eigenraam --
8. Climate adjusted productivity in australian cropping farms / Neal Hughes and Kenton Lawson --
9. Environmentally adjusted efficiency of municipal water suppliers / Fransec Hernández-Sancho and Águeda Bellver-Domingo --
10. Valuing environmental and health impacts from action in wastewater management / Francesc Hernández-Sancho, Birguy Lamizana-Diallo and William Ingram --
11. Estimating the cost of carbon abatement for China / Atakelty Hailu and Chunbo Ma --
12. Environmentally adjusted efficiency of shrimp farming in Bangladesh / Hasneen Jahan and Tiho Ancev --
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Responsibility: edited by Tihomir Ancev, M.A. Samad Azad, Francesc Hernández-Sancho.

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