Environmental Resources and Applied Welfare Economics: Essays in Honor of John V. Krutilla, 1st Edition (e-Book) book cover

Environmental Resources and Applied Welfare Economics

Essays in Honor of John V. Krutilla, 1st Edition

By V. Kerry Smith


294 pages

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This book, first published in 1988, provides an overview of the diverse work that was being done in applied and theoretical environmental and resource economics. Some essays reflect upon the background of the work of John Krutilla, one of the founders of Resources for the Future and a leading scholar of environmental economics, and the development of the field to date. Other essays examine and convey findings on particular resource problems and theoretical issues and resource policies and the practice of applied welfare economics. This title will be of interest to students of economics and environmental studies.

Table of Contents

Foreword; Preface and Acknowledgements; Part 1: Background; 1. The Influence of Resource and Environmental Problems of Applied Welfare Economics: An Introductory Essay 2. Three Decades of Water Resources Research: A Personal Perspective; Part 2: Resource Problems and Theoretical Issues in Applied Welfare Economics; 3. Key Aspects of Species Extinction: Habitat Loss and Overexploitation 4. Intergenerational Equity and the Social Rate of Discount 5. Optimal Genetic Resources in the Context of Asymmetric Public Goods 6. Quasi-Optimal Pricing for Cost Recovery in Multiple Purpose Water Resource Projects 7. Balancing Market and Nonmarket Outputs on Public Forest Lands; Part 3: Resource Policies and the Practice of Applied Welfare Economics; 8. Modeling Recreation Demands for Public Land Management 9. Public Intervention Revisited: Is Venerability Vulnerable? 10. Lessons in Politics and Economics from the Snail Darter 11. Environmental Litigation and Economics Efficiency: Two Case Studies; Appendix: "Conservation Reconsidered," by John V. Krutilla; The Works of John V. Krutilla: A Bibliographic Profile; Index

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BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Environmental Economics