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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