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Economics of Environment and Development

1st Edition

Edited by Pushpam Kumar

CRC Press

360 pages

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Hardback: 9781420070675
pub: 2007-12-26
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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

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
LAW / Environmental
NATURE / Environmental Conservation & Protection
SCIENCE / Life Sciences / Ecology