TOTAL: 68
  1. The Economics of Climate Resilience and Adaptation

    The Economics of Climate Resilience and Adaptation

    Edited by Sam Fankhauser
    Managing climate change requires action on both its causes (reducing emissions) and its consequences (adapting to impacts that can no longer be avoided). Human societies can thrive in many climatic conditions. However, such adaptation is not necessarily smooth, and it cannot be taken for granted. This book synthesises the contribution of economics to the study and practice of climate resilience and adaptation. Including an original introduction by the editor, it brings together in one volume some of the most influential articles by economists on climate change adaptation since the topic became a subject of academic interest. Learn More
    December 2019   Hardback Price: $ 545.00   Web: $ 490.50
    Availability: In Stock
  2. International Environmental Agreements

    International Environmental Agreements

    Edited by Peter H. Sand
    There has been an exponential growth in international environmental treaty-making over the past fifty years, to the point of ‘treaty congestion’ – with a total of more than 1,300 multilateral (global and regional) agreements on the topic and close to 3,000 bilateral ones currently in force. The collection of seminal articles assembled in this volume address this phenomenon from a variety of disciplinary perspectives: international law, political science, and ‘ecological economics’. The objective of this collection is comparative analysis, with a view to identifying common features and common problems of transnational environmental regimes, in light of their historical evolution, their application and effectiveness in practice, and possible lessons learned in their institutional ‘interplay’ with each other. With an original introduction by the editor, this single volume will be an essential resource for researchers and policy makers alike. Learn More
    2019   Hardback Price: $ 500.00   Web: $ 450.00
    Availability: In Stock
  3. Sustainability Economics

    Sustainability Economics

    Edited by Giles Atkinson, Sam Fankhauser
    The unprecedented advances in economic development witnessed over the past decades cannot continue if economic progress comes at the expense of the natural environment. The Sustainable Development Goals, agreed globally in 2015, define a vision of human development where economic, social and environmental domains interact to shape the prospects for future prosperity. This timely collection highlights the contribution of economics to the study of sustainable development. It brings together in one volume some of the most influential articles on the topic by economists over the past fifty years. Environmental sustainability, an inherently interdisciplinary topic, is analysed from the perspectives of applied microeconomics, environmental and resource economics, ecological economics, development economics and public economics. Together with an original introduction by the editors, this volume is indispensable for anyone interested or working in the field. Learn More
    2019   Hardback Price: $ 540.00   Web: $ 486.00
    Availability: In Stock
  4. The Economics of Renewable Energy

    The Economics of Renewable Energy

    Edited by Roger Fouquet
    This major reference work brings together for the first time key articles on the economics of renewable energy. From a modest role as a backstop technology in the 1970s to a central role in low carbon transitions today, this collection reveals the emergence and growing importance of this sub-field of economics. Topics covered in this timely volume include the costs of renewable power (taking account of issues related to technological development, intermittency and interconnection), policies that promote renewable energy development, its public and private demand, and its impact on the environment and the economy. This indispensable collection is complemented by a comprehensive introduction that will serve as an essential source of reference for students and researchers. Learn More
    2018   Hardback Price: $ 535.00   Web: $ 481.50
    Availability: In Stock
  5. The Economics of Nonrenewable Resources

    The Economics of Nonrenewable Resources

    Edited by Robert Halvorsen
    The economics of nonrenewable resources addresses some of the most problematic issues concerning the sustainability of the world economy. This comprehensive one volume collection contains forty-six of the most important and influential journal articles by some of the leading scholars in the field. Subjects included are: an introduction to the economics of nonrenewable resources; theoretical foundations for the field; nonhomogeneous resources; exploration and uncertainty; market structure; taxation and global climate change. The collection concludes with a discussion of the empirical research and the extent to which nonrenewable resources constrain economic growth as well as the consistency of the theoretical predictions of Hotelling-type models with actual economic outcomes. With an original introduction by the editor, this collection will be an important resource for students, academics and practitioners. Learn More
    2018   Hardback Price: $ 455.00   Web: $ 409.50
    Availability: In Stock
  6. The Economics of Natural Disasters

    The Economics of Natural Disasters

    Edited by Mark Skidmore
    This timely new collection presents essential readings for those interested in the economics of natural disasters. It features influential articles on the macroeconomic and regional impacts of natural disasters, natural disaster vulnerability, resilience, recovery and adaptation. Topics covered include short-run and long-run economic impacts, poverty and vulnerability, emerging life-saving technologies, the role of government in fostering resilience and adaptation in response to disasters. Together with an original introduction by the editor, this volume will be an invaluable source of reference for researchers and policymakers alike. Learn More
    2017   Hardback Price: $ 465.00   Web: $ 418.50
    Availability: In Stock
  7. The Economics of Land Markets and their Regulation

    The Economics of Land Markets and their Regulation

    Edited by Paul C. Cheshire, Christian A.L. Hilber
    This important volume brings together seminal papers investigating the framework upon which the economic analysis of land markets is based, stretching from the earliest insights of the founding fathers to current debates and research. Recent work on the process and implications of 'land value capitalisation' and land use regulation is well represented, for due to capitalisation, land is responsible for far more of the distribution of real incomes than is widely recognised. This collection settles this, restoring the study of land markets to its rightful place - central to economic understanding. Learn More
    2017   Hardback Price: $ 410.00   Web: $ 369.00
    Availability: In Stock
  8. New Technologies and Transportation Research

    New Technologies and Transportation Research

    Edited by Peter Stopher
    This book presents a collection of the most significant papers to have been published over the past fifteen years on the use of Global Positioning System (GPS) devices to measure person and vehicle travel. The carefully selected papers are prefaced by an original introduction. They track developments in the use of GPS devices to record travel and document some of the latest applications in which GPS is starting to replace conventional self-report surveys. Learn More
    2016   Hardback Price: $ 419.00   Web: $ 377.10
    Availability: In Stock
  9. The Economics of Environmental Policy

    The Economics of Environmental Policy

    Edited by Thomas Sterner, Jessica Coria
    Environmental Policy is an increasingly important subject as we enter an era where environmental issues are affecting all walks of life. This informative collection provides a guide through the behavioral and political foundations of environmental economic policy. It includes an in-depth view of the current economic discipline whilst incorporating research from other social and behavioral sciences. Students and scholars as well as environmental policy makers will find this an essential tool to navigate the political and behavioural issues that we have to understand in order to resolve some of the biggest political issues of our time. Learn More
    2016   Hardback Price: $ 525.00   Web: $ 472.50
    Availability: In Stock
  10. The Economics of Resource Rich Economies

    The Economics of Resource Rich Economies

    Edited by Rick van der Ploeg, Anthony J. Venables
    Accompanied by an original and informative introduction by the editors, this volume brings together scholarly contributions on the problems and benefits of an economy rich in natural resources. After a brief look at some historical aspects of the subject, the book explores the concept known as the ‘Dutch Disease’ and offers empirical and theoretical insights into the effects of rich natural resources on economic growth. Further topics are the political economy of natural resources, issues of conflict and natural resources and an investigation into a variety of policies and strategies for managing the revenue from natural resources. Learn More
    2015   Hardback Price: $ 480.00   Web: $ 432.00
    Availability: In Stock
  11. Game Theory and International Environmental Cooperation

    Game Theory and International Environmental Cooperation

    Edited by Michael Finus, Alejandro Caparrós
    This collection brings together the most important articles on the game theoretic analysis of international environmental cooperation to both confront the cooperative and non-cooperative approaches to this, and demonstrate the diversity of methods used to analyze international environmental agreements. Learn More
    2015   Hardback Price: $ 564.00   Web: $ 507.60
    Availability: In Stock
  12. Environmental Regulation

    Environmental Regulation

    Edited by John McEldowney, Sharron McEldowney
    Featuring an original introduction by the editors, this important collection of essays explores the main issues surrounding the regulation of the environment. The expert contributors illustrate that regulating the environment in the UK is conceptually complex, involves a diverse range of institutions, techniques and methodologies and crosses geographical and national boundaries. In the USA it is more formalised, juridical, adversarial and formally dependent upon legal rules. The articles highlight the fact that despite differences in the UK and the USA's regulatory styles, environmental regulation today has much in common with both traditions. Learn More
    2014   Hardback Price: $ 525.00   Web: $ 472.50
    Availability: In Stock
  13. Climate Change and the World Economy

    Climate Change and the World Economy

    Edited by David I. Stern, Frank Jotzo, Leo Dobes
    World economic activity is a cause of climate change and climate change has an impact on economic activity. Adaptation to climate change can occur locally, but action to reduce the extent of climate change requires global cooperation or at least coordination. Covering all aspects of the problem, this collection contains both classic and recent key published articles on this burning issue. Learn More
    2014   Hardback Price: $ 434.00   Web: $ 390.60
    Availability: In Stock
  14. Recent Developments in Trade and the Environment

    Recent Developments in Trade and the Environment

    Edited by Brian R. Copeland
    This volume brings together a selection of recent articles by leading scholars on the economics of international trade and the environment. The collection incorporates key papers published between 2000 and 2013 that investigate the major themes in the field including the effects of globalization on environmental outcomes, the effects of environmental policy on international competitiveness, evidence on the pollution haven hypothesis, effects of trade on the sustainability of renewable resources, interaction between trade policy and environmental policy and trade and climate change. Learn More
    2014   Hardback Price: $ 510.00   Web: $ 459.00
    Availability: In Stock
  15. Recent Developments in the Economics of Tourism

    Recent Developments in the Economics of Tourism

    Edited by Larry Dwyer, Neelu Seetaram
    This two-volume work comprises a selection of seminal articles published over the past decade that have significantly advanced the study of tourism economics. The papers have been selected for their theoretical contributions as well as their contribution to informed policy making. Volume I comprises articles representing advances in the areas of demand modelling, forecasting, supply, pricing, taxation and the environment. Volume II comprises articles which make advances in the areas of tourism and economic growth, trade, development, impacts and destination competitiveness. This authoritative collection, along with an original introduction by the editors, will have particular appeal to university instructors, researchers, graduate students and tourism economists in private sector and policy-making organisations. Learn More
    2013   Hardback Price: $ 686.00   Web: $ 617.40
    Availability: In Stock
  16. 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: $ 381.00   Web: $ 342.90
    Availability: In Stock
  17. Transport, the Environment and Public Health: Classic Papers on Non-motorised Travel

    Transport, the Environment and Public Health: Classic Papers on Non-motorised Travel

    Edited by Stephen P. Greaves, Jan Garrard
    This volume brings together a collection of seminal articles published in the past twelve years focused around non-motorised transport (NMT). The editors have selected papers, drawn from the transportation, health and planning literature, which cover various dimensions of NMT, including prevalence and correlates, health benefits and risks, forecasting and evaluation methods, and policy interventions to increase NMT. This interdisciplinary volume, including an original introduction, will be of value and interest to academics/students and practitioners from a variety of contexts and backgrounds with an interest in NMT. Learn More
    2012   Hardback Price: $ 236.00   Web: $ 212.40
    Availability: In Stock
  18. Valuing Environment and Natural Resources

    Valuing Environment and Natural Resources

    Edited by Kenneth G. Willis, Guy Garrod
    Over-exploitation of environment and natural resources is becoming increasingly widespread in the modern world. To combat this, environmental economists have attempted to value such resources in order to ensure that they are given due recognition in any ex ante appraisal, or ex post evaluation of projects or policies; and also to ensure that optimal levels of consumption are determined for the resource. This authoritative collection, along with an original introduction by the editors, brings together seminal papers published in the last three decades which demonstrate the application of a number of techniques employed to value a range of environmental and natural resources. It will be of immense value to students, scholars and practitioners with an interest in environmental affairs and natural resources. Learn More
    2012   Hardback Price: $ 822.00   Web: $ 739.80
    Availability: In Stock
  19. Globalization and Transport

    Globalization and Transport

    Edited by Kenneth Button, Henry Vega
    The field of globalization and transport has witnessed a surge in interest over the past two decades with scholars questioning the reasoning behind its growth, its impact on the environment and trade as well as its effect on the development of cities and supply chain logistics. The editors have selected seminal works from leading academics to address these issues and outline the diverse and controversial nature of this subject. Along with an original introduction, this timely volume will be of immense value to researchers, students and practitioners in the field of globalization and transport. Learn More
    2012   Hardback Price: $ 426.00   Web: $ 383.40
    Availability: In Stock
  20. Green National Accounting and Sustainability

    Green National Accounting and Sustainability

    Edited by Karl-Gustaf Löfgren, Chuan-Zhong Li
    Concerns about natural resource scarcity, together with the increased awareness of environmental problems, has led to widespread interest in green accounting, which attempts to extend the standard national accounts to include the yields from natural and environmental resources. For this volume, Professors Löfgren and Li have selected the classic articles in this rapidly growing area, with particular reference to sustainability. They have also written an authoritative new introduction which offers a comprehensive overview of the literature both from a historical and a formal theoretical perspective. Learn More
    2011   Hardback Price: $ 434.00   Web: $ 390.60
    Availability: In Stock