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The International Yearbook of Environmental and Resource Economics 2005/2006

A Survey of Current Issues Edited by Henk Folmer, Professor of Research Methodology, Groningen University and Professor of General Economics, Wageningen University, The Netherlands and Tom Tietenberg, Mitchell Family Professor of Economics, Colby College, US
The Yearbook provides a comprehensive overview of cutting-edge issues in environmental and resource economics.
Extent: 336 pp
Hardback Price: $212.00 Web: $190.80
Publication Date: 2005
ISBN: 978 1 84542 206 6
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Publication Date: 2006
ISBN: 978 1 84542 724 5
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  • Economics and Finance
  • Environmental Economics
  • Environment
  • Environmental Economics
The Yearbook provides a comprehensive overview of cutting-edge issues in environmental and resource economics. The expert contributors address some of today’s most pressing environmental topics including:

• issues in water pricing reforms
• spatial environmental policy
• environmental equity and the siting of hazardous waste facilities
• strategies to conserve biodiversity
• corporate sustainability
• the double-dividend hypothesis of environmental taxes
• valuing environmental changes in the presence of risk.

The Yearbook will provide economists, scholars and practitioners working in environmental and resource economics with a comprehensive overview of the cutting-edge issues in the field.
‘The International Yearbook of Environmental and Resource Economics presents articles which are surveys of current issues in this research area where literature is abundant. As every year, we recommend the present yearbook to keep up with the developments of this literature.’
– Michel Griffon, Quarterly Journal of International Agriculture
Contributors: R. Burritt, A. Dinar, H. Folmer, J. Geoghegan, W.B. Gray, J.T. Hamilton, P.M. Jakus, S. Polasky, M. Riddel, R.M. Saleth, S. Schaltegger, R. Schöb, W.D. Shaw, T. Tietenberg
Contents: Preface 1. Issues in Water Pricing Reforms: From Getting Correct Prices to Setting Appropriate Institutions 2. Spatial Environmental Policy 3. Environmental Equity and the Siting of Hazardous Waste Facilities in OECD Countries: Evidence and Policies 4. Strategies to Conserve Biodiversity 5. Corporate Sustainability 6. The Double-Dividend Hypothesis of Environmental Taxes: A Survey 7. Valuing Environmental Changes in the Presence of Risk: An Update and Discussion of Some Empirical Issues Index