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Principles of Environmental and Resource Economics

A Guide for Students and Decision-Makers, Second Edition Edited by Henk Folmer, Professor of Research Methodology, Groningen University and Professor of General Economics, Wageningen University, The Netherlands and H. Landis Gabel, Professor of Economics and Management, INSEAD, France
Comprehensive and authoritative, this new edition of Principles of Environmental and Resource Economics offers a non-technical state-of-the-art review which will be widely used as a teaching tool for upper undergraduate students and above as well as a reference point for practitioners and researchers.
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Extent: 816 pp
Hardback Price: $272.00 Web: $244.80
Publication Date: 2000
ISBN: 978 1 85898 944 0
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Publication Date: 2001
ISBN: 978 1 84064 381 7
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  • Economics and Finance
  • Environmental Economics
  • Environment
  • Environmental Economics
  • Environmental Sociology
This thoroughly revised and updated edition of a classic text provides a comprehensive, non-technical overview of the principles of environmental and resource economics. The distinguished group of authors offers both an introduction to the economic causes and consequences of environmental and resource problems and an assessment of recent developments in environmental policy instruments and corporate responses to environmental problems.

Comprehensive and authoritative, this new edition of Principles of Environmental and Resource Economics offers a non-technical state-of-the-art review which will be widely used as a teaching tool for upper undergraduate students and above as well as a reference point for practitioners and researchers.
‘The book provides a very thorough analysis of environmental and resource economics, which has been revised and updated in this edition.’
– Aslib Book Guide

‘This rich collection of essays provides a splendid introduction both to the principles of environmental and resource economics and to their application to decision-making in the policy arena and in the business community. The essays, wide ranging in content, offer a viable and stimulating alternative to the standard text in the field.’
– Wallace E. Oates, University of Maryland and Resources for the Future, US

‘Written by leaders in the field, the individual chapters in this text transport students to the frontiers of the discipline. The eight chapters devoted to business environmental economics are especially timely and unique.’
– Tom Tietenberg, Colby College, US
Contributors: T. Aronsson, J.-P. Barde, C. Corbett, S. Fankhauser, H. Folmer, J. Freimann, H.L. Gabel, N. Hanley, P.-O. Johansson, H. Karl, J. Kuuluvainen, F. Lévêque, K.-G. Löfgren, D. McCoy, A. Nadaï, C. Orwat, E. Romstad, K. Segerson, M. Shechter, B. Sinclair-Desgagné, J. Skea, S. Smulders, O. Tahvonen, R.K. Turner, A. Ulph, C. Vachon, L. Van Wassenhove, A. de Zeeuw, T. Zylicz
Contents: Introduction Part I: General Environmental Economics Part II: Business Environmental Economics Part III: Selected Topics Index