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Dictionary of Environmental Economics

1st Edition

By Anil Markandya, Renat Perelet, Pamela Mason, Tim Taylor

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208 pages

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A comprehensive dictionary of environmental economics, compiled by leading academics in the field. Each expression or phrase is explained clearly in non-technical language, with references given to its use in the growing literature on the subject area. From abatement to zonal travel cost method (ZTCM), there are over 1000 cross-referenced entries covering topics such as: environmental instruments for policy-making, techniques applied in environmental and natural resource economics, major issues in environmental economics and environmental management, economics of sustainable development, natural resource accounting, and international environmental agreements. As well as providing incisive answers to questions such as 'What is natural capital?' or 'when are crowding diseconomies important?', the dictionary includes a list of commonly used acronyms and abbreviations, and a complete bibliography detailing the major texts in the field is provided.

Reviews

'The comprehensive coverage make this a useful text to have around.' Social and Environmental Accounting 'Each expression or phrase is explained clearly in non-technical language with references given to its use in the growing literature on the subject area.' Environment Business

Table of Contents

List of Figure and Tables * List of Acronyms and Abbreviations * Preface by Anil Markandya * Acknowledgments * The Dictionary * References

About the Authors

Anil Markandya is Professor of Economics in the Department of Economics and International Development, University of Bath. Renat Perelet is research leader at the Institute for Systems Analysis, Associate Professor at the Russian Academy of Civil Service and Head of the Centre of Environmental Economics, Higher School of Economics, Russia. Pamela Mason and Tim Taylor are researchers in the department of Economics and International Development, University of Bath.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
BUS000000
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / General
BUS069000
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Economics / General