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  1. Modern Cost–Benefit Analysis of Hydropower Conflicts

    Modern Cost–Benefit Analysis of Hydropower Conflicts

    Edited by Per-Olov Johansson, Bengt Kriström
    This important book sheds light on the ways in which modern tools of welfare economics can be used to assess the benefits and costs of resource conflicts involving hydropower. The chapters highlight key methodological issues in this area; ranging from the intersection between cost–benefit analysis and behavioral economics, to the value of load balancing services provided by hydropower. The inclusion of insights from expert contributors from both sides of the Atlantic brings a unique and interesting range of viewpoints to the work. Learn More
    2011   Hardback Price: $ 116.00   Web: $ 104.40
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  2. Governance and Complexity in Water Management

    Governance and Complexity in Water Management

    Edited by Hans Bressers, Kris Lulofs
    The premise of this book is that careful reconsideration of strategies to achieve water management ambitions, together with more in-depth knowledge on the theories and practices of boundary spanning, could bring solutions for contemporary water problems within reach. Learn More
    2010   Hardback Price: $ 129.00   Web: $ 116.10
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  3. The Law and Governance of Water Resources

    The Law and Governance of Water Resources

    Douglas Fisher
    This path-breaking book focuses on the law and legal doctrine within the wider policy context of water resources and analyses the concept of sustainability. Learn More
    2010   Hardback Price: $ 175.00   Web: $ 157.50
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  4. The Evolution of Water Resource Planning and Decision Making

    The Evolution of Water Resource Planning and Decision Making

    Edited by Clifford S. Russell, Duane D. Baumann
    This broad review of the development of US water resource policy analysis and practice offers perspectives from several disciplines: law, economics, engineering, ecology and political science. The historical context provided goes back to the early 19th century, but the book concentrates on the past 60 years. A key feature is a discussion of the difficulty that has generally been encountered in bringing the disciplines of economics and ecology into collaboration in the water resource context. Learn More
    2009   Hardback Price: $ 175.00   Web: $ 157.50
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  5. Scarcity, Entitlements and the Economics of Water in Developing Countries

    Scarcity, Entitlements and the Economics of Water in Developing Countries

    P. B. Anand
    P.B. Anand argues that if water supply and sanitation were mainly problems of technology or financial resources, they would have been resolved long ago. While appreciating that technology and finances are important, he ascertains that there are many other factors affecting our ability to intervene and improve the effectiveness of policies. The author explores these factors, raising questions such as ‘How is water scarcity defined?’, ‘Are there patterns that indicate how nations use available freshwater resources?’, ‘Does water shortage make nations use water more efficiently?’, and ‘What explains the variation in progress with regard to Millennium Development Goals related to water and sanitation?’. Learn More
    2008   Hardback Price: $ 156.00   Web: $ 140.40
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    2010   Paperback Price: $ 51.00   Web: $ 40.80
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  6. Economic Valuation of River Systems

    Economic Valuation of River Systems

    Edited by Fred J. Hitzhusen
    The book applies benefit–cost analysis and a wide array of non-market and distribution economic valuation methods in ecologic context to determine the pay-off and distribution impacts of various infrastructure and water quality improvements to eight river systems in the Great Lakes region of the US. The generally positive results have important implications for public policy and future research. Learn More
    2007   Hardback Price: $ 135.00   Web: $ 121.50
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    2009   Paperback Price: $ 64.00   Web: $ 51.20
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  7. Conflict, Cooperation and Institutions in International Water Management

    Conflict, Cooperation and Institutions in International Water Management

    Ines Dombrowsky
    This book asks under which conditions cooperation is in the interest of the riparian countries sharing international waters, and how institutions must be designed to realize potential gains of cooperation. Learn More
    2007   Hardback Price: $ 178.00   Web: $ 160.20
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  8. Sustainable Development in Water-Stressed Developing Countries

    Sustainable Development in Water-Stressed Developing Countries

    Satoshi Kojima
    This innovative book investigates the practical applications of sustainable development in the spirit of the Brundtland Report, paying special attention to water-stressed developing countries. Satoshi Kojima argues that the main objective of sustainable development is poverty alleviation within the present generation without destroying those ecosystems underpinning life support systems. The policy implications of such sustainable development policies are investigated with an original quantitative policy analysis framework. Learn More
    2007   Hardback Price: $ 127.00   Web: $ 114.30
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  9. The Economics of Water Management in Southern Africa

    The Economics of Water Management in Southern Africa

    Glenn-Marie Lange, Rashid Hassan
    This book presents a valuable new tool for water management – water resource accounting – which significantly advances the economic analysis of water. Water resource accounts integrate detailed information about water supply and use with national income accounts to show the economic use of water, costs and tariffs paid, and the economic value of water for different economic uses. Learn More
    2007   Hardback Price: $ 146.00   Web: $ 131.40
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  10. 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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  11. 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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  12. Cost–Benefit Analysis and Water Resources Management

    Cost–Benefit Analysis and Water Resources Management

    Edited by Roy Brouwer, David Pearce
    How are the economic values of water and water quality accounted for in policy and project appraisal? This important book gives an overview of the state-of-the-art in Cost–Benefit Analysis (CBA) in water resources management throughout Europe and North America, along with an examination of current applications. Learn More
    2005   Hardback Price: $ 176.00   Web: $ 158.40
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    2007   Paperback Price: $ 74.00   Web: $ 59.20
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  13. The Evolution of Markets for Water

    The Evolution of Markets for Water

    Edited by Jeff Bennett
    This book presents a detailed picture of the evolutionary processes at work in water markets with a particular focus on theory and practice in Australia. Policymakers are striving to strike a balance between the pros and cons of a property rights/market based approach to the allocation of water resources, as opposed to an approach that centres on government regulation. The current movement in Australia is toward the use of markets, and numerous reforms are either underway or under consideration in that direction. This provides an ideal opportunity to observe the factors at play in determining the balance and hence the mix of policy instruments at work. The distinguished contributors offer a range of perspectives – economic, legal, environmental – and combine conceptual analysis with evidence from real policy decisions. Learn More
    2005   Hardback Price: $ 127.00   Web: $ 114.30
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  14. The Crisis of Innovation in Water and Wastewater

    The Crisis of Innovation in Water and Wastewater

    Duncan A. Thomas, Roger R. Ford
    This significant new book highlights a little acknowledged but potentially catastrophic crisis of innovation in the global water sector, which institutions and industries are frighteningly ill-equipped to tackle or even accept. It suggests potential new technology and policy approaches to overcome both current and future problems. Learn More
    2005   Hardback Price: $ 160.00   Web: $ 144.00
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  15. In Search of Sustainable Water Management

    In Search of Sustainable Water Management

    Edited by Douglas S. Kenney
    Water issues in the American West share many similarities with those seen elsewhere in the world as population growth exacerbates longstanding problems of inappropriate water use and management. The contributors to this timely volume examine the universal challenge of sustainable water management to improve the use of water resources already developed and find ways to moderate our growing collective thirst. Learn More
    2005   Hardback Price: $ 127.00   Web: $ 114.30
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  16. Economic Instruments for Water Management

    Economic Instruments for Water Management

    Ronaldo Seroa da Motta, Alban Thomas, Lilian Saade Hazin, Jose Gustavo Feres, Céline Nauges, Antonio Saade Hazin
    This book argues that the economic appeal of using water charges to promote efficiency in usage and pollution control can be constrained by institutional and operational problems. Analysing the cases of France, Mexico and Brazil, the authors – respective local experts – illustrate that barriers are similar despite the existing differences among these economies. Learn More
    2005   Hardback Price: $ 127.00   Web: $ 114.30
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  17. The Institutional Economics of Water

    The Institutional Economics of Water

    R. Maria Saleth, Ariel Dinar
    This outstanding new book provides the most detailed and comprehensive evaluation of water reform and water sector performance from the perspectives of institutional economics and political economy. Learn More
    2004   Hardback Price: $ 168.00   Web: $ 151.20
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  18. The Economics of Water Management in Developing Countries

    The Economics of Water Management in Developing Countries

    Edited by Phoebe Koundouri, Panos Pashardes, Timothy M. Swanson, Anastasios Xepapadeas
    The increasing scarcity of water resources (in terms of quantity and quality) is one of the most pervasive natural resource allocation issues facing development planners throughout the world. This problem is especially prevalent in less developed countries where the management of this valuable resource has become a critical policy concern. This authoritative new volume outlines the fundamental principles and difficulties that characterise this challenging task. The authors begin by detailing the significant problems of water management which are specific to developing countries. In particular, they highlight the political economy of water management in the context of both pricing and institutional reform. Learn More
    2003   Hardback Price: $ 146.00   Web: $ 131.40
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  19. The Economic Value of Water Quality

    The Economic Value of Water Quality

    Edited by John C. Bergstrom, Kevin J. Boyle, Gregory L. Poe
    The theory and case studies discussed in the book suggest that important determinants of the economic value of water quality include: the probability of contamination measured objectively and subjectively, information on actual levels of contamination in household water supplies, socioeconomic characteristics of households, and the extent to which the values of water quality people hold include non-use components. The case study results also suggest that empirical valuation results are sensitive to study design effects such as the particular statistical technique used to estimate mean or median values. These results suggest that estimating water quality values using benefits transfer techniques is problematic, but perhaps feasible with improved data and valuation models. Learn More
    2001   Hardback Price: $ 127.00   Web: $ 114.30
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  20. Private Firms and Public Water

    Private Firms and Public Water

    Edited by Nick Johnstone, Libby Wood
    While the potential economic benefits of PSP are well-known, the authors extensively discuss the environmental and social implications unique to the sector. The focus of the book is on the crucial role public authorities must continue to play to guarantee sustainability, levels of service and access to a variety of consumers. The authors show how these objectives are realised in very different ways – and not always successfully – in developing countries. The authors critically review the current literature and include new case studies from Manila, Buenos Aires, Cordoba, Abidjan and Mexico City. Learn More
    2001   Hardback Price: $ 134.00   Web: $ 120.60
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