This book sketches out a framework for analyzing the economic efficiency of particular river basin programs. It provides a useful cross-disciplinary perspective for economists and water resource developers-especially designed to provide working material for students in applied economics for conservation curricula. Originally published in 1958.
Water is one of the most critical and contested resource issues of the 21st century. From its earliest days, water policy has been a fundamental part of RFF's research program, with a focus on assessing the performance of policy instruments for improving water quality both in the U.S. and internationally. This collection of nine books includes landmark works by John Krutilla, Alan Kneese, and Kenneth Frederick--all selected for their relevance to contemporary challenges in water management.
The RFF Library Collection brings back landmark books published by Resources for the Future throughout its nearly 60-year history as the pre-eminent research institution devoted exclusively to environmental issues. The Collection offers individuals and institutions the most classic and relevant literature across a range of environmental issues.