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Environmental economics: an introduction

By: Field, Barry C.
Contributor(s): Field, Martha K [Co-author].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: New York McGraw-Hill Education 2017Edition: 7th ed.Description: xx, 471 p.ISBN: 9780078021893.Subject(s): Environmental economics | Economic development - Environmental aspects | Ecology - Economic aspectsDDC classification: 333.7 Summary: An introduction to the basic principles of environmental economics as they have been developed in the past and as they continue to evolve. It sticks to the basic ideas and ways that environmental economists have found to make the basic concepts and models more specific and relevant to concrete environmental issues http://www.mheducation.com/highered/product/9780078021893.html?exactIsbn=true
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Table of Contents:


Section 1: Introduction
Chapter 1: What is Environmental Economics?
Chapter 2: The Economy and the Environment
Section 2: Analytical Tools
Chapter 3: Benefits and Costs, Supply and Demand
Chapter 4: Economic Efficiency and Markets
Chapter 5: The Economics of Environmental Quality
Section 3: Environmental Analysis
Chapter 6: Frameworks of Analysis
Chapter 7: Benefit-Cost Analysis: Benefits
Chapter 8: Benefit-Cost Analysis: Costs
Section 4: Environmental Policy Analysis
Chapter 9: Criteria for Evaluating Environmental Policies
Chapter 10: Decentralized Policies: Liability Laws, Property Rights, Voluntary Action
Chapter 11: Command-and-Control Strategies: The Case of Standards
Chapter 12: Incentive-Based Strategies: Emission Charges and Subsidies
Chapter 13: Incentive-Based Strategies: Transferable Discharge Permits
Section 5: Environmental Policy in the United States
Chapter 14: Federal Water Pollution-Control Policy
Chapter 15: Federal Air Pollution Control Policy
Chapter 16: Federal Polity on Toxic and Hazardous Substances
Chapter 17: State and Local Environmental Issues
Section 6: International Environmental Issues
Chapter 18: Comparative Environmental Policies
Chapter 19: Economic Development and the Environment
Chapter 20: The Global Environment
Chapter 21: International Environmental Agreements


An introduction to the basic principles of environmental economics as they have been developed in the past and as they continue to evolve. It sticks to the basic ideas and ways that environmental economists have found to make the basic concepts and models more specific and relevant to concrete environmental issues


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