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  1. Explorations in Environmental and Natural Resource Economics

    Explorations in Environmental and Natural Resource Economics

    Edited by Robert Halvorsen, David F. Layton
    Gardner M. Brown, Jr. has been a leading innovator in the development of environmental and natural resource economics. This book comprises essays written in his honor by some of the most distinguished economists working in this field. Learn More
    2006   Hardback Price: $ 146.00   Web: $ 131.40
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  2. Wealth, Welfare and Sustainability

    Wealth, Welfare and Sustainability

    Kirk Hamilton, Giles Atkinson
    This important book presents fresh thinking and new results on the measurement of sustainable development. Economic theory suggests that there should be a link between future wellbeing and current wealth. This book explores this linkage under a variety of headings: population growth, technological change, deforestation and natural resource trade. While the relevant theory is presented briefly, the chief emphasis is on empirical measurement of the change in real wealth: this measure of net or ‘genuine’ saving is a key indicator of sustainable development. The methodological and empirical work is bolstered by tests of the predictive power of genuine saving in explaining future consumption and economic growth. Just as importantly, the authors show that many resource-abundant countries would be considerably wealthier today had they managed to save and invest the profits from natural resource exploitation in the past. Learn More
    2006   Hardback Price: $ 127.00   Web: $ 114.30
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    2008   Paperback Price: $ 47.00   Web: $ 37.60
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  3. Joint Production and Responsibility in Ecological Economics

    Joint Production and Responsibility in Ecological Economics

    Stefan Baumgärtner, Malte Faber, Johannes Schiller
    This groundbreaking book takes a fresh look at how environmental problems emerge from economic activity and how they may be addressed in a responsible and sustainable manner. At its centre is the concept of joint production. This captures the phenomenon whereby several effects necessarily emerge from one activity and whereby human action always entails unintended consequences. This, according to the authors, is the structural cause behind modern-day environmental problems. Learn More
    2006   Hardback Price: $ 178.00   Web: $ 160.20
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  4. International Handbook on the Economics of Tourism

    International Handbook on the Economics of Tourism

    Edited by Larry Dwyer, Peter Forsyth
    This highly accessible and comprehensive Handbook presents a cutting edge discussion of the state of tourism economics and its likely directions in future research. Leading researchers in the field explore a wide range of topics including: demand and forecasting, supply, transport, taxation and infrastructure, evaluation and application for policy-making. Each chapter includes a discussion of its relevance and importance to the tourism economics literature, an overview of its main contributions and themes, a critical evaluation of existing literature and an outline of issues for further conceptual and applied research. Learn More
    2006   Hardback Price: $ 285.00   Web: $ 256.50
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    2008   Paperback Price: $ 94.00   Web: $ 75.20
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  5. Implementing the Precautionary Principle

    Implementing the Precautionary Principle

    Edited by Elizabeth Fisher, Judith Jones, René von Schomberg
    This challenging book takes a broad and thought-provoking look at the precautionary principle and its implementation, or potential implementation, in a number of fields. In particular, it explores the challenges faced by public decision-making processes when applying the precautionary principle, including its role in risk management and risk assessment. Frameworks for improved decision-making are considered, followed by a detailed analysis of prospective applications of the precautionary principle in a number of emerging fields including: nanotechnology, climate change, natural resource management and public health policy. The analysis is both coherent and interdisciplinary, employing perspectives from law, the social sciences and public policy with a view to improving both the legitimacy and effectiveness of public policy at national and international levels. Learn More
    2006   Hardback Price: $ 160.00   Web: $ 144.00
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  6. Valuing Complex Natural Resource Systems

    Valuing Complex Natural Resource Systems

    Edited by Anna Alberini, Paolo Rosato, Margherita Turvani
    In complex natural resource systems, modifications or disruptions tend to affect many and diverse components of the ecological system, settlements and groups of people. This book uses the Lagoon of Venice – a unique natural resource, wildlife habitat, centre of cultural heritage and recreational site – as an example of one such system that has been heavily affected by human activities, including the harvesting of natural resources and industrial production. The contributors explore the Lagoon’s potential for regeneration, examining public policies currently under consideration. The aim of these policies is to restore island coastlines and marshes, fish stocks, habitat and environmental quality, defend morphology and landscape through the strict control of fishing practices, and to protect the islands from high tides. Learn More
    2006   Hardback Price: $ 131.00   Web: $ 117.90
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  7. Economic Modelling of Climate Change and Energy Policies

    Economic Modelling of Climate Change and Energy Policies

    Edited by Carlos de Miguel, Xavier Labandeira, Baltasar Manzano
    Climate change and energy consumption are at the forefront of current environmental debate. Whilst energy is essential to the functioning and survival of our societies, the environmental impact that energy consumption is having, particularly on climate change, is a growing concern and the design and practicalities of energy and energy-related environmental policies are under constant scrutiny. This innovative new book not only addresses the economic assessment of environmental and energy policies but also discusses the efficiency and distributional consequences these policies have for producers and consumers. Learn More
    2006   Hardback Price: $ 128.00   Web: $ 115.20
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  8. Economics and the Future

    Economics and the Future

    Edited by David J. Pannell, Steven G.M. Schilizzi
    Economics and the Future tackles the discounting issue from a number of angles, ranging from relatively short-term private financial decisions, to very long-term public issues spanning generations. The authors present differing perspectives and original ideas in a style that remains accessible while addressing some of the more difficult questions about discounting in theory and practice. It reveals that the economic issues regarding time are embedded in a broader social, ethical and philosophical context. Learn More
    2009   Paperback Price: $ 56.00   Web: $ 44.80
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    2006   Hardback Price: $ 127.00   Web: $ 114.30
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  9. Water Management in Arid and Semi-Arid Regions

    Water Management in Arid and Semi-Arid Regions

    Edited by Phoebe Koundouri, Katia Karousakis, Dionysis Assimacopoulos, Paul Jeffrey, Manfred A. Lange
    The aim of this book is to formulate appropriate strategies and guidelines for water management necessary for the formulation and implementation of integrated sustainable management of water resources. Lessons are learned from various case studies, which examine competing water use patterns, compare governance structures and how these have evolved in response to scarcity, and structural and non-structural instruments to address water deficiency. Learn More
    2006   Hardback Price: $ 146.00   Web: $ 131.40
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  10. Choice Modelling and the Transfer of Environmental Values

    Choice Modelling and the Transfer of Environmental Values

    Edited by John Rolfe, Jeff Bennett
    The focus of this unique collection of case studies is the validity and accuracy of benefit transfer using choice modelling, rather than the traditional focus of transferring results from contingent valuation and travel cost models. The book includes a simple guide to using choice modelling results in a benefit transfer process, an overview of the theoretical issues involved, and a number of case studies from Australia, Finland, New Zealand, the UK and the US. The conclusion is that the benefit transfer process is not straightforward, but that use of the choice modelling technique allows for more ‘automatic’ adjustment of values by the factors that frame the case study of interest. Learn More
    2006   Hardback Price: $ 136.00   Web: $ 122.40
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  11. The International Yearbook of Environmental and Resource Economics 2006/2007

    The International Yearbook of Environmental and Resource Economics 2006/2007

    Edited by Tom Tietenberg, Henk Folmer
    This major annual publication presents a comprehensive overview of cutting-edge issues in environmental and resource economics. Learn More
    2006   Hardback Price: $ 212.00   Web: $ 190.80
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  12. Sustainable Management of Water Resources

    Sustainable Management of Water Resources

    Edited by Carlo Giupponi, Anthony J. Jakeman, Derek Karssenberg, Matt P. Hare
    Experts across a wide range of specialist fields including social sciences, informatics, ecology and hydrology are brought together in this truly multidisciplinary approach to water management. They provide the reader with integrated insights into water resource management practices that underpin the three pillars of sustainable development – environment, economics and society – through a series of international case studies and theoretical frameworks. Learn More
    2006   Hardback Price: $ 175.00   Web: $ 157.50
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  13. The Theory and Practice of Environmental and Resource Economics

    The Theory and Practice of Environmental and Resource Economics

    Edited by Thomas Aronsson, Roger Axelsson, Runar Brännlund
    This collection of specially commissioned papers pays tribute to Karl-Gustaf Löfgren’s significant and diverse contribution to theoretical and empirical research within the field of environmental and resource economics over the past two decades. A number of distinguished scholars examine a broad range of topics including sustainability, risk and uncertainty, demand theory and issues related to public goods. The book also contains analyses of more specific resource problems concerning fisheries, forestry management, wildlife and pollution. Learn More
    2006   Hardback Price: $ 167.00   Web: $ 150.30
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  14. Environmental Taxes

    Environmental Taxes

    Kalle Määttä
    The purpose of this book is to analyse the way in which environmental taxes are categorized and which factors affect the effectiveness and efficiency of the different kinds of environmental taxes in practice. This pragmatic approach is emphasized along with the multiplicity of regulatory problems such as: At what level should the environmental tax rate be set? What is the proper time schedule for introducing an environmental tax? What are the most appropriate taxable characteristics and how should they be determined? What activities should be exempt from environmental taxation? How can tax relief be implemented? These are only some of the regulatory problems explored in this study, which also encompasses an examination of the theory of regulation. Learn More
    2006   Hardback Price: $ 127.00   Web: $ 114.30
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  15. Climate Change and the Economics of the World’s Fisheries

    Climate Change and the Economics of the World’s Fisheries

    Edited by Rögnvaldur Hannesson, Manuel Barange, Samuel F. Herrick Jr
    To date, research on the economic implications of climate change on fisheries has been both limited and fragmented. The contributors to this volume remedy the lack of attention by investigating the economic consequences of pelagic fish fluctuations in the recent past in order to understand how to adapt and respond to future climate changes. Learn More
    2006   Hardback Price: $ 151.00   Web: $ 135.90
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  16. The Distributional Effects of Environmental Policy

    The Distributional Effects of Environmental Policy

    Edited by Ysé Serret, Nick Johnstone
    This publication is a milestone in the analysis of the distributional impacts of environmental policy, building upon existing literature to simultaneously examine disparities in the distribution of environmental impacts and in the distribution of financial effects amongst households. Learn More
    2006   Hardback Price: $ 154.00   Web: $ 138.60
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  17. Handbook on Contingent Valuation

    Handbook on Contingent Valuation

    Edited by Anna Alberini, James R. Kahn
    The Handbook on Contingent Valuation is unique in that it focuses on contingent valuation as a method for evaluating environmental change. It examines econometric issues, conceptual underpinnings, implementation issues as well as alternatives to contingent valuation. Anna Alberini and James Kahn have compiled a comprehensive and original reference volume containing invaluable case studies that demonstrate the implementation of contingent valuation in a wide variety of applications. Chapters include those on the history of contingent valuation, a practical guide to its implementation, the use of experimental approaches, an ecological economics perspective on contingent valuation and approaches for developing nations. Learn More
    2006   Hardback Price: $ 248.00   Web: $ 223.20
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  18. Smart Growth and Climate Change

    Smart Growth and Climate Change

    Edited by Matthias Ruth
    This invaluable book brings together two strands of applied research that to date have only been carried out in isolation from each other – ‘smart growth’ research and research into adaptation to climate change and variability. Both entail similar concerns, draw on complementary modelling tools and are concerned with bridging the gaps that may exist between science and engineering stakeholder interests and policy implementation. By providing theory, models and case studies from North America, Oceania and Europe this books helps to create synergies between the two research strands, reconcile differences and provide insights and possible future direction for decision makers at national and local levels. Learn More
    2006   Hardback Price: $ 176.00   Web: $ 158.40
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  19. The Economics of Pollution Havens

    The Economics of Pollution Havens

    Edited by Don Fullerton
    A pollution haven may arise if environmental stringency differs between countries, when capital is mobile, and when trade rules allow firms to relocate and still sell their products to the same customers. This cohesive volume analyzes how country characteristics determine environmental rules, how those rules affect production costs, trade, and investment flows, how those flows affect pollution, prices, and incomes, and finally how all of these last considerations feed back into environmental rules. Learn More
    2006   Hardback Price: $ 173.00   Web: $ 155.70
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  20. Integrated Assessment and Management of Public Resources

    Integrated Assessment and Management of Public Resources

    Edited by Joseph Cooper, Federico Perali, Marcella Veronesi
    This multidisciplinary work explores ways of making environmental policy decisions in managing public goods and natural parks with the goal of maximizing economic benefits to society. The contributors to the volume seek the best strategies for improving the environmental sustainability and quality of a public resource by showing how to develop quantitative information about the natural area and how it interacts with the economy. Such an analysis can be used to define policies that encourage interactions among institutions, local economic agents and park users. At the same time, it provides a measure to account for the implications of those policies on the local economy. Learn More
    2006   Hardback Price: $ 138.00   Web: $ 124.20
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