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Economic Models and Applications of Solid Waste Management

1st Edition

By Hans Werner Gottinger


128 pages

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Originally published in 1991. The dilemma of solid and hazardous waste disposal in an environmentally safe manner has become a global problem. This book presents a modern approach to economic and operations research modelling in urban and regional waste management with an international perspective. Location and space economics are discussed along with transportation, technology, health hazards, capacity levels, political realities and the linkage with general global economic systems. The algorithms and models developed are then applied to two major cities in the world by way of case study example of the use of these systems.

Table of Contents

Preface. Foreword. 1. Scope of The Problem 2. A Review of Solid Waste Management Modelling 3. A Model of Waste Management 4. Case Studies 5. Long-Range Planning Model 6. The Economics of Solid Waste Management 6. Bibliography A: Mathematical Models, B: Computer Simulation Models, C: Other Papers D: Data Bases and Institutional Sources, E: Organizational Studies, F: Economics of Solid Waste Management G: Mathematical and Regional Models

About the Series

Routledge Library Editions: Econometrics

Reissuing works originally published between 1929 and 1991, this collection of 17 volumes presents a variety of considerations on Econometrics, from introductions to specific research works on particular industries. With some volumes on models for macroeconomics and international economies, this is a widely interesting set of economic texts. Input/Output methods and databases are looked at in some volumes while others look at Bayesian techniques, linear and non-linear models. This set will be of use to those in industry and business studies, geography and sociology as well as politics and economics.

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Economic History
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Economics / General