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1st Edition

Environmental Social Accounting Matrices
Theory and applications

ISBN 9780415539838
Published May 9, 2012 by Routledge
208 Pages 33 B/W Illustrations

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Book Description

In this book Professors Pablo Martínez de Anguita and John E. Wagner put two disciplines together, regional and ecological economics, presenting a way to understand ecological economic concerns from a regional perspective, and providing a mathematical tool to measure their interrelationships. This book offers different regional economic models that explicitly include the role of the natural resources and pollutants in economic regions through the use of Social Accounting Matrixes and Input-output models.

The main objective of this book is to explore Input-output and Social Accounting Matrix (SAM) models by expanding the accounts to include natural resources and the environment. The proposed models in this book incorporate the forest and other natural resources and pollutants as a component in a larger model of how the economy and environment of larger areas interact. This book will be of interests to postgraduates, researchers and scientists in the fields of regional, resource, environmental, or ecological economics.

Table of Contents

Introduction. 1. Basic Concepts in Natural Resource Economics 2. Regional Input-Output Economic Models. 3. Social Accounting Matrices. 4. Regional Economic Multipliers. 5. Ecosystem and Economic System Framework. 6. The Accounting OS Sustainability in a SAM.


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Pablo Martínez de Anguita is Professor of Sustainable Rural Development and Land Planning at University Rey Juan Carlos, Spain.

John E. Wagner is Associate Professor of Forest Resource Economics at the State University of New York – College of Environmental Science and Forestry, Syracuse USA.