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Natural Resource and Environmental Economics CourseSmart eTextbook, 4th Edition

By Roger Perman, Yue Ma, Michael Common, David Maddison

Published by Prentice Hall

Published Date: Apr 8, 2013


Now in its fourth edition, this book is a comprehensive and contemporary analysis of the major areas of natural resource and environmental economics. All chapters have been fully updated in light of new developments and changes in the subject, and provide a balance of theory, applications and examples to give a rigorous grounding in the economic analysis of the resource and environmental issues that are increasingly prominent policy concerns.

This text has been written primarily for the specialist market of second and third year undergraduate and postgraduate students of economics.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1:  An introduction to natural resource and environmental economics                               

Chapter 2:  The origins of the sustainability problem                                                                     

Chapter 3: Ethics, economics and the environment

Chapter 4: Welfare economics and the environment

Chapter 5:  Pollution control: targets

Chapter 6: Pollution control: instruments

Chapter 7:  Pollution policy with imperfect information

Chapter 8:  Economy-wide modelling

Chapter 9: International environmental problems

Chapter 10: Trade and the Environment

Chapter 11: Cost-benefit analysis

Chapter 12:  Valuing the environment

Chapter 13:  Irreversibility, risk and uncertainty

Chapter 14:  The efficient and optimal use of natural resources

Chapter 15:   The theory of optimal resource extraction: non-renewable resources

Chapter 16:   Stock pollution problems

Chapter 17:   Renewable resources

Chapter 18:  Forest resources

Chapter 19:  Accounting for the environment


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Natural Resource and Environmental Economics CourseSmart eTextbook, 4th Edition
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$56.99 | ISBN-13: 978-1-4479-1668-0