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  1. Contingent Valuation of Environmental Goods

    Contingent Valuation of Environmental Goods

    Edited by Daniel McFadden, Kenneth Train
    Contingent valuation is a survey-based procedure that attempts to estimate how much households are willing to pay for specific programs that improve the environment or prevent environmental degradation. For decades, the method has been the center of debate regarding its reliability: does it really measure the value that people place on environmental changes? Bringing together leading voices in the field, this timely book tells a unified story about the interrelated features of contingent valuation and how those features affect its reliability. Through empirical analysis and review of past studies, the authors identify important deficiencies in the procedure, raising questions about the technique’s continued use. Learn More
    2017   Hardback Price: $ 155.00   Web: $ 139.50
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  2. Analysis and Public Policy

    Analysis and Public Policy

    Stuart Shapiro
    How do we incorporate analytical thinking into public policy decisions? Stuart Shapiro confronts this issue in Analysis and Public Policy by looking at various types of analysis, and discussing how they are used in regulatory policy-making in the US. By looking at the successes and failures of incorporating cost-benefit analysis, risk assessment, and environmental impact assessment, he draws broader lessons on its use, focusing on the interactions between analysis and political factors, legal structures and bureaucratic organizations as possible areas for reform. Learn More
    2016   Hardback Price: $ 110.00   Web: $ 99.00
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  3. Cost–Benefit Analysis and Health Care Evaluations, Second Edition

    Cost–Benefit Analysis and Health Care Evaluations, Second Edition

    Robert J. Brent
    Cost–benefit analysis is the only method of economic evaluation that can effectively indicate whether a health care treatment or intervention is worthwhile. In this thoroughly updated and revised second edition, Robert Brent expands the scope of the field by including the latest concepts and applications throughout all regions of the world. This book attempts to strengthen the link between cost–benefit analysis and the mainstream health care evaluation field, which is dominated by non-economists. The need to build a bridge between the two is more important than ever before, as the general understanding of cost-benefit analysis appears to have regressed. Learn More
    2015   Hardback Price: $ 180.00   Web: $ 162.00
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    2016   Paperback Price: $ 65.00   Web: $ 52.00
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  4. Handbook of Sustainable Development

    Handbook of Sustainable Development

    Edited by Giles Atkinson, Simon Dietz, Eric Neumayer, Matthew Agarwala
    This timely and important Handbook takes stock of progress made in our understanding of what sustainable development actually is and how it can be measured and achieved. Learn More
    2014   Hardback Price: $ 270.00   Web: $ 243.00
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  5. GLOBAL BIODIVERSITY FINANCE

    GLOBAL BIODIVERSITY FINANCE

    Edited by Joshua Bishop, Chloe Hill
    Global Biodiversity Finance sets out the case for scaling up Payments for Ecosystem Services (PES) at the international level. The book explores how International Payments for Ecosystem Services (IPES) can help capture the global willingness-to-pay for biodiversity, and how the resulting revenues can be used efficiently to encourage conservation and the sustainable supply of ecosystem services, on which we all depend. This timely volume includes examples of promising initiatives from around the world, supporting an agenda for action to make IPES a reality. Learn More
    2014   Hardback Price: $ 110.00   Web: $ 99.00
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  6. Carbon Pricing

    Carbon Pricing

    Edited by John Quiggin, David Adamson, Daniel Quiggin
    In 2012, Australia took the major step of introducing a carbon price, involving the creation of a system of emissions permits initially issued at a fixed price. Carbon Pricing brings together experts instrumental in the development, and operation, of Australia’s carbon policy who have played a significant role in the broader debate over climate change policy. Together they have achieved an in-depth analysis of Australia’s policy stance on pricing carbon and its implications for the wider economy. Learn More
    2014   Hardback Price: $ 110.00   Web: $ 99.00
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  7. Developments in Social Impact Assessment

    Developments in Social Impact Assessment

    Edited by Frank Vanclay
    Along with environmental impact assessment, social impact assessment (SIA) has its origins in the 1970s and has developed from being a tool to meet regulatory requirements, to a discipline that seeks to contribute proactively to better project and policy development and to enhance the wellbeing of affected people. This volume, edited by a leading authority in the field, collates the classic articles in the history of SIA along with the most significant recent papers in this expanding area. Learn More
    2014   Hardback Price: $ 440.00   Web: $ 396.00
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  8. Values, Payments and Institutions for Ecosystem Management

    Values, Payments and Institutions for Ecosystem Management

    Edited by Pushpam Kumar, Ibrahim Thiaw
    Using a selection of authoritative and original contributions, this timely book explores the uncertainty surrounding the impact of decisions undertaken to manage ecosystem services worldwide. Invariably, the policies designed and implemented to manage forests, wetlands, and marine and coastal environments often involve conflicts of interest between various stakeholders. This has added an additional layer of complexity in the context of developing countries where institutions and governance are weak or absent. Economic valuation and the subsequent design of innovative response tools such as payment for ecosystem services (PES) have the potential to offer far greater transparency. In the case of LDCs, the identification of suitable institutions for executing these tools is also of vital importance. Learn More
    2014   Hardback Price: $ 140.00   Web: $ 126.00
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  9. Handbook of Sustainable Development Planning

    Handbook of Sustainable Development Planning

    Edited by M. A. Quaddus, M. A.B. Siddique
    The thoroughly revised second edition of this authoritative Handbook, complete with new chapters, comprehensively examines the current status and future directions of model-based systems in decision support and their application to sustainable development planning. Learn More
    2013   Hardback Price: $ 221.00   Web: $ 198.90
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    2015   Paperback Price: $ 69.95   Web: $ 55.96
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  10. Choice Modelling

    Choice Modelling

    Edited by Stephane Hess, Andrew Daly
    Choice modelling has been one of the most active fields in economics over recent years. This valuable new book contains leading contributions from academics and practitioners from across the different areas of study where choice modelling is a key analytical technique, drawn from a recent international conference. Learn More
    2013   Hardback Price: $ 146.00   Web: $ 131.40
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  11. Urban Form and Transport Accessibility

    Urban Form and Transport Accessibility

    Edited by Corinne Mulley
    This important collection provides a foundational understanding of the debates surrounding urban form and the ability of land use policy to deliver the preferred urban form. Professor Mulley has selected key published articles from disciplines at the interface of urban economics and transport economics. These are grouped together within a number of themes, beginning with the contribution of central place theories developed in the early twentieth century and ending with contemporary papers providing answers to current issues of cities. Learn More
    2013   Hardback Price: $ 375.00   Web: $ 337.50
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  12. Valuing Climate Change Mitigation

    Valuing Climate Change Mitigation

    Sonia Akter, Jeff Bennett
    Valuing Climate Change Mitigation discusses the role of uncertainty in valuing the benefits of climate change mitigation policies using contingent valuation and choice experiment techniques. It treats climate change using three dimensions of uncertainty: scenario, policy and preference. Conceptual frameworks are advanced to account simultaneously for these various dimensions of uncertainty. The authors then explore the impact of introducing these uncertainties into benefit estimates for the Australian Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme. Learn More
    2012   Hardback Price: $ 112.00   Web: $ 100.80
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  13. Sustainable Development, Evaluation and Policy-Making

    Sustainable Development, Evaluation and Policy-Making

    Edited by Anneke von Raggamby, Frieder Rubik
    This pathbreaking book contributes to the discourse of evidence-based policy-making. It does so by combining the two issues of policy evaluation and sustainable development linking both to the policy-cycle. Learn More
    2012   Hardback Price: $ 144.00   Web: $ 129.60
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  14. Land Use Policies for Sustainable Development

    Land Use Policies for Sustainable Development

    Edited by Desmond McNeill, Ingrid Nesheim, Floor Brouwer
    The urgent need to enhance sustainable development in developing countries has never been greater: poverty levels are growing, land conversions are uncontrolled, and there is rapid loss of biodiversity through land use change. This timely book highlights the need for integrated assessment tools for developing countries, considering the long-term impacts of decisions taken today. Learn More
    2012   Hardback Price: $ 140.00   Web: $ 126.00
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  15. Governance by Evaluation for Sustainable Development

    Governance by Evaluation for Sustainable Development

    Edited by Michal Sedlacko, André Martinuzzi
    This path-breaking book provides balanced and comprehensive coverage of current research and practice on the role of evaluation in supporting governance for sustainable development and learning. Learn More
    2012   Hardback Price: $ 146.00   Web: $ 131.40
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  16. Cost–Benefit Analysis and Distributional Preferences

    Cost–Benefit Analysis and Distributional Preferences

    Helen Scarborough, Jeff Bennett
    Advancing the incorporation of equity preferences in policy analysis, this book demonstrates the application of choice modelling to the estimation of distributional weights suitable for inclusion in a cost–benefit analytical framework. A platform for discussion of the challenges and opportunities of this approach is presented in the form of a detailed case study designed to estimate community preferences for different intergenerational distributions. While the case study is focused on natural resource management and environmental policy, the conceptual and methodological advances illustrated by the authors are relevant and applicable to a wider array of policy deliberations. Learn More
    2012   Hardback Price: $ 111.00   Web: $ 99.90
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  17. New Directions in Social Impact Assessment

    New Directions in Social Impact Assessment

    Edited by Frank Vanclay, Ana Maria Esteves
    This important new book outlines current developments in thinking in the field of Social Impact Assessment (SIA). It advances the theory and practice of SIA, and argues that a dramatic shift is required in the way socioeconomic studies and community participation is undertaken. The book emphasizes that, much more than the act of predicting impacts in a regulatory context, SIA needs to be the process of managing the social aspects of development and that there needs to be a holistic and integrated approach to impact assessment. It stresses that greater attention needs to be given to ensuring that the goals of development are attained and enhanced. Learn More
    2012   Hardback Price: $ 186.00   Web: $ 167.40
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  18. Contingent Valuation

    Contingent Valuation

    Richard T. Carson
    This major reference work – the first of its kind – provides a comprehensive and authoritative introduction to the large and growing literature on contingent valuation. It includes entries on over 7,500 contingent valuation papers and studies from over 130 countries covering both the published and grey literatures. Learn More
    2012   Hardback Price: $ 256.00   Web: $ 230.40
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  19. Transport and Ethics

    Transport and Ethics

    Bert van Wee
    This insightful book discusses the use of Cost–Benefit Analysis (CBA) for transport policy options from an ethical perspective. Each detailed chapter deals with issues such as: the use and ethical aspects of CBA in transport, social exclusion, the environment and long term sustainability, safety, ethics of research and modelling transport. It summarizes ethics-based critics on CBA and discusses their relevance for accessibility, the environment and safety. In addition it explores ethical dilemmas of doing CBAs and CBA related research. The book concludes with possible avenues for further exploring the links between transport and ethics. Learn More
    2011   Hardback Price: $ 128.00   Web: $ 115.20
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  20. The International Handbook on Non-Market Environmental Valuation

    The International Handbook on Non-Market Environmental Valuation

    Edited by Jeff Bennett
    Non-market environmental valuation (NMEV) is undergoing a period of increased growth in both application and development as a result of increasing recognition of the role of economics in environmental policy issues. Against this backdrop, The International Handbook on Non-Market Environmental Valuation brings together world leaders in the field to advance the development and application of NMEV as a tool for policy-making. Learn More
    2011   Hardback Price: $ 239.00   Web: $ 215.10
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    2013   Paperback Price: $ 54.00   Web: $ 43.20
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