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Environmental and Natural Resource Economics

10th Edition

By Tom Tietenberg, Lynne Lewis

© 2014 – Routledge

632 pages

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Environmental and Natural Resource Economics is the best-selling text for this course, offering a policy-oriented approach and introducing economic theory in the context of debates and empirical work from the field. Students leave the course with a global perspective of both environmental and natural resource economics.

  • Gain flexibility in your course outlines: The text is organized, so that you can fit individual course outlines.
  • Use relevant material: Students identify with up-to-date information, which gives them a global perspective on key issues.
  • Engage students with self-test exercises, debates and examples: Students are able to prepare for their field and learn from an active learning path, which allows them to grasp concepts before moving though the text.

Table of Contents

1. Visions of the Future

2. The Economic Approach: Property Rights, Externalities, and Environmental Problems

3. Evaluating Trade-Offs: Benefit-Cost Analysis and Other Decision-Making Metrics

4. Valuing the Environment: Methods

5. Dynamic Efficiency and Sustainable Development

6. Depletable Resource Allocation: The Role of Longer Time Horizons, Substitutes, and Extraction Cost

7. Energy: The Transition from Depletable to Renewable Resources

8. Recyclable Resources: Minerals, Paper, Bottles, and E-Waste

9. Water: A Confluence of Renewable and Depletable Resources

10. A Locationally Fixed, Multipurpose Resource: Land

11. Storable, Renewable Resources: Forests

12. Common-Pool Resources: Commercially Valuable Fisheries

13. Ecosystem Goods and Services: Nature's Threatened Bounty

14. Economics of Pollution Control: An Overview

15. Stationary-Source Local and Regional Air Pollution

16. Climate Change

17. Mobile-Source Air Pollution

18. Water Pollution

19. Toxic Substances and Environmental Justice

20. The Quest for Sustainable Development

21. Visions of the Future Revisited

About the Authors

Tom Tietenberg, Colby College

Lynne Lewis, Bates College

Subject Categories

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