Environmental Economics and Development


Environmental Economics and Development

9781858987408 Edward Elgar Publishing
Edited by J(Hans)B. Opschoor, Rector, Institute of Social Studies, The Hague, the Netherlands and Professor of Environmental Economics, Vrije Universiteit, Amsterdam, the Netherlands, Kenneth Button, University Professor, Schar School of Policy and Government, George Mason University, US and Peter Nijkamp, Adam Mickiewicz University, Poznan, Poland, Jheronimus Academy of Data Science (JADS) in ‘s-Hertogenbosch, the Netherlands and the Universitatea Alexandru Ioan Cuza din Iasi, Iasi, Romania
Publication Date: 1999 ISBN: 978 1 85898 740 8 Extent: 656 pp
This outstanding new collection surveys the relationship between the environment and development, and highlights some of the tensions that are implicit in the notion of sustainable development.

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This outstanding new collection surveys the relationship between the environment and development, and highlights some of the tensions that are implicit in the notion of sustainable development.

Environmental Economics and Development is organized into six sections: general aspects; resource utilization and management; valuation and accounting of environmental change; environmental policy instruments; adjustment, trade and the environment; and distributional issues. These areas include general features of environment-development interfaces, operational valuation and accounting methods and economic approaches to environmental policy instruments in developing countries and in the international context.
28 articles, dating from 1977 to 1997
Contributors include: H.E. Daly, P.S. Dasgupta, K.-G. Mäler, E. Mohr, R.B. Norgaard, T. Panayotou, D.W. Pearce

Part I: General Aspects
1. David W. Pearce and R. Kerry Turner (1990), ‘Environment and the Developing Countries’
2. Mohan Munasinghe (1993), ‘Environmental Issues and Economic Decisions in Developing Countries’
3. John M. Antle and Gregg Heidebrink (1995), ‘Environment and Development: Theory and International Evidence’
4. Edward B. Barbier (1990), ‘Alternative Approaches to Economic-Environmental Interactions’
5. Herman E. Daly (1992), ‘Developing Economies and the Steady State’
6. Richard B. Norgaard (1984), ‘Coevolutionary Development Potential’
7. Iwan J. Azis (1997), ‘Linking Pollution and Macroeconomic Variables: An Indonesian Example’
Part II: Resource Utilization and Management
8. David Feeny, Fikret Berkes, Bonnie J. McCay and James M. Acheson (1990), ‘The Tragedy of the Commons: Twenty-Two Years Later’
9. Sverre Grepperud (1996), ‘Population Pressure and Land Degradation: The Case of Ethiopia’
10. Kanchan Chopra and S.C. Gulati (1997), ‘Environmental Degradation and Population Movements: The Role of Property Rights’
11. Mohammad Ferdous Alam, Ishak Haji Omar and Dale Squires (1996), ‘Sustainable Resource Use, Economic Development, and Public Regulation: The Multiproduct Gill Net Fishery of Peninsular Malaysia’
12. Ernst Lutz and Herman Daly (1991), ‘Incentives, Regulations, and Sustainable Land Use in Costa Rica’
13. Theodore Panayotou (1994), ‘Conservation of Biodiversity and Economic Development: The Concept of Transferable Development Rights’
Part III: Valuation and Accounting of Environmental Change
14. David W. Pearce and Jeremy J. Warford (1993), ‘Evaluating Environmental Damage and Benefits’
15. Robert Repetto, William Margrath, Michael Wells, Christine Beer and Fabrizio Rossini (1992), ‘Wasting Assets: Natural Resources in the National Income Accounts’
16. Salah El Serafy and Ernst Lutz (1989), ‘Environmental and Natural Resource Accounting’
17. John A. Dixon, David E. James and Paul B. Sherman (1989), ‘Risk and Uncertainty in Dryland Development and Management’
Part IV: Environmental Policy Instruments
18. Gunnar S. Eskeland and Emmanuel Jimenez (1992), ‘Policy Instruments for Pollution Control in Developing Countries’
19. Sujata Gupta and Stephen G. Hall (1996), ‘Carbon Abatement Costs: An Integrated Approach for India’
20. Haynes C. Goddard (1997), ‘Using Tradeable Permits to Achieve Sustainability in the World’s Largest Cities: Policy Design Issues and Efficiency Conditions for Controlling Vehicle Emissions, Congestion and Urban Decentralization with an Application to Mexico City’
Part V: Adjustment, Trade and the Environment
21. Ramon Lopez (1992), ‘The Environment as a Factor of Production: The Economic Growth and Trade Policy Linkages’
22. Karl-Göran Mäler and Mohan Monasinghe (1996), ‘Macroeconomic Policies, Second Best Theory and the Environment’
23. J.B. Opschoor and S.M. Jongma (1996), ‘Bretton Woods Intervention Programmes and Sustainable Development’
Part VI: Distributional Issues
24. Partha Dasgupta (1992), ‘Population, Resources, and Poverty’
25. Ernst Mohr (1996), ‘Sustainable Development and International Distribution: Theory and Application to Rainforests’
26. Amitrajeet A. Batabyal (1994), ‘An Open Economy Model of the Effects of Unilateral Environmental Policy by a Large Developing Country’
27. Hamish Main and Stephen Wyn Williams (1994), ‘Marginal Urban Environments as Havens for Low-Income Housing: Third World Regional Comparisons’
28. Peter Nijkamp and Hans Opschoor (1997), ‘Urban Environmental Sustainability: Critical Issues and Policy Measures in a Third World Context’
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