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1st Edition

Economics of Environment and Development

Edited By

Pushpam Kumar

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ISBN 9781420070675
Published December 26, 2007 by CRC Press
360 Pages

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Book Description

Designed specifically for students of economics, business economics, and allied areas at the undergraduate and postgraduate level, this book includes specially contributed articles by acknowledged experts of the discipline from all over the world. It covers critical areas like theory of externalities and market failure, valuation and accounting of environmental impacts, economic instruments for industrial pollution and environmental resources, poverty and environmental degradation, and corporate environmental management. The book also explores how to make development more sustainable, micro economics for ecological sustainability, and environmental policy in open economies.

Table of Contents

Introduction, P. Kumar
The Sutainnomics Transdisciplinary Metaframework for making Development More Sustainable: Applications to Energy Issues, M. Munasinghe
Valuation as Part of Micro Economics for Ecological Sustainability, P. Soderbaum
Methods for Calculating the costs and Benefits of Environmental Change: A Critical Review, C.L. Spash
Market Based Instruments for Pollution Abatement in India, M.N. Murthy
Integrated Environment and Economic Accounting: Framework for SNA Satellite System, P. Bartelmus, C. Stahmer, and J. Van Tongeren
Formal Models and Practical Measurement for Greening the Accounts, K. Hamilton
The Standard Welfare Economics of Policies Affecting Trade and the Environment, K. Anderson
General Models of Environmental Policy and Foreign Trade, K.W. Steininger
Partial Equilibrium Models of Trade and the Environment, K. Krutilla
Environmental Policy in Open Economies, M. Rauscher
Environmental Management in Business Firm, P. Kumar
Poverty and Environment Degradation: A Review and Analysis of the Nexus, A.K. Duraiappah

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