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  1. 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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  2. 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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  3. 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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    2006   Paperback Price: $ 56.00   Web: $ 44.80
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  4. 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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  5. 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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  6. 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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  7. Conflict Prevention and Resolution in Water Systems

    Conflict Prevention and Resolution in Water Systems

    Edited by Aaron T. Wolf
    This important collection reprints the most significant papers and case studies on the prevention and resolution of conflict over water resources. It focuses in particular on the human dynamics that are involved when conflicts over water resources impact on different interest groups, economic sectors and legal or political boundaries. It addresses key issues which arise at both the local and the international level, including amongst others: How do people interact in these situations of conflict? What methods do they use to find a compromise? What institutions do they create – either jointly or unilaterally – to help overcome problems in the future? Learn More
    2002   Hardback Price: $ 441.00   Web: $ 396.90
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  8. The Economics of Industrial Water Use

    The Economics of Industrial Water Use

    Edited by Steven Renzetti
    The Economics of Industrial Water Use presents an authoritative collection of the most important articles to have applied economic models and measurement techniques to the topic of industrial water use over the last thirty years. It includes an original introductory chapter which summarizes and critically assesses the literature on this important subject. Learn More
    2002   Hardback Price: $ 287.00   Web: $ 258.30
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  9. Water Resources and Climate Change

    Water Resources and Climate Change

    Edited by Kenneth D. Frederick
    Water Resources and Climate Change presents an authoritative collection of key articles which explore the impact and effect of climatic change on all aspects of the hydrologic cycle. The articles selected focus upon the hydrological implications of climate change and its potential impact on water systems and water use, issues in climate impact assessment, planning and adaptation strategies and socioeconomic assessments of particular case studies. This important volume will be an essential source of reference for water managers and planners as well as those interested in understanding the hydrological, ecological, and socioeconomic implications of climate change. Learn More
    2002   Hardback Price: $ 287.00   Web: $ 258.30
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  10. Water Resources and Economic Development

    Water Resources and Economic Development

    Edited by R. Maria Saleth
    Including work by some of the world’s leading economists, engineers, ecologists and social scientists, Water Resources and Economic Development is a unique collection due to its global perspectives and specific focus upon the recent experiences of the developing regions of Asia, Africa and Latin America. Learn More
    2002   Hardback Price: $ 294.00   Web: $ 264.60
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  11. Water Resources and Coastal Management

    Water Resources and Coastal Management

    Edited by R. K. Turner, Ian J. Bateman
    Water Resources and Coastal Management presents a comprehensive and unique collection of articles which provide an interdisciplinary perspective on the science and management of global coastal resources. Learn More
    2001   Hardback Price: $ 294.00   Web: $ 264.60
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  12. 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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  13. 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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  14. Institutions, Transaction Costs and Environmental Policy

    Institutions, Transaction Costs and Environmental Policy

    Ray Challen
    Ray Challen introduces and develops a model for the analysis of the problems involved in institutional choice that takes into account constraints in institutional change imposed by history and the value of maintaining options in an uncertain future. The emphasis of institutional analysis shifts from assessing the benefits of particular property rights regimes in isolation to considering the distribution of property rights between levels of governments, communities and individuals in an institutional hierarchy. Conceptual developments in institutional theory are illustrated by using a case study of institutional change in the regulation of water use in irrigated agriculture. Learn More
    2000   Hardback Price: $ 141.00   Web: $ 126.90
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  15. Water Management in the 21st Century

    Water Management in the 21st Century

    Terence R. Lee
    The challenge to manage the allocation of water efficiently and equably will become a dominant theme of the new millennium. At a time when the cost of obtaining fresh water is rising throughout the globe, Terence Lee analyses the means for establishing and operating effective water markets. He proposes the application of economic instruments and the transfer of water management administration to the private sector as a means to guarantee acceptable water quality in the future in both developed and developing countries. Learn More
    2000   Hardback Price: $ 134.00   Web: $ 120.60
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