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Routledge Library Editions: Environmental and Natural Resource Economics


About the Series

The volumes in this set, originally published between 1972 and 2000, draw together research by leading academics in the area of environmental and natural resource economics, and provides a rigorous examination of related key issues. The volumes examine pollution control and policy, and renewable and non-renewable resource economics, whilst also exploring the general principles and practices of environmental economics in various countries. This set will be of particular interest to students of economics and geography.

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An Analysis of Cartelized Market Structures for Nonrenewable Resources

An Analysis of Cartelized Market Structures for Nonrenewable Resources

1st Edition

By Robert A. Marshalla
April 24, 2019

Originally published in 1979. While the theory of non-renewable resources under competitive and monopolistic market regimes have been relatively well developed, almost no attention has been given to the development of a theoretical framework for analysis of the spectrum of mixed market structure ...

Economic Theories of Exhaustible Resources

Economic Theories of Exhaustible Resources

1st Edition

By T. J. C. Robinson
April 24, 2019

Originally published in 1989. Professor Robinson begins by examining natural resource classification and the nature of return in mining, giving particular emphasis to different sources of long-run price changes in mining and their relevance for user cost and the economic treatment for exhaustible ...

Environmental Policy and Industrial Innovation Strategies in Europe, the USA and Japan

Environmental Policy and Industrial Innovation: Strategies in Europe, the USA and Japan

1st Edition

By David Wallace
April 24, 2019

This book, originally published in 1995, examines the evolution of environmental policy in 6 OECD countries. Through numerous examples, it contrasts the widely-varying political and regulatory styles and their consequences for innovation. Two industry-specific case studies provide a transnational ...

Expanding Export Markets Forest Products from the Southern United States

Expanding Export Markets: Forest Products from the Southern United States

1st Edition

By A. L. Hammett
April 24, 2019

Originally published in 1996. In order to increase exports and expand profits, U. S. manufacturers must be able to adapt to changing competitive pressures. This book presents methods to quantify competition and help predict profitability to help hardwood lumber manufacturers adapt to changing ...

Green Pages The Business of Saving the World

Green Pages: The Business of Saving the World

1st Edition

By John Elkington, Tom Burke, Julia Hailes
April 24, 2019

Originally published in 1988. Europeans want a better environment. Increasingly, too, they are demanding the products, services, legislation and policies that will provide it. Green Pages reveals what Europe’s environmentalists plan to do next and how environmental pressures will threaten major ...

International Trade and the Montreal Protocol

International Trade and the Montreal Protocol

1st Edition

By Duncan Brack
April 24, 2019

Originally published in 1996. The Montreal Protocol on Substances that Deplete the Ozone Layer is one of the most effective multilateral environmental agreements currently in existence. Established to control the production and consumption of CFCs and other ozone-depleting chemicals, the Protocol ...

Lead Manufacturing in Britain A History

Lead Manufacturing in Britain: A History

1st Edition

By D. J. Rowe
April 24, 2019

Originally published in 1983. Extensive research into the archives of the lead industry has culminated in this comprehensive and fascinating account of the industry from the earliest times to the 1980’s. It traces the origins of the various types of lead manufacturing and the nineteenth-century ...

Mining and Development Foreign-Financed Mines in Australia, Ireland, Papua New Guinea and Zambia

Mining and Development: Foreign-Financed Mines in Australia, Ireland, Papua New Guinea and Zambia

1st Edition

By Ciaran O'Faircheallaigh
April 24, 2019

This book, first published in 1984, examines the economics and political issues raised by foreign investment in mineral development. It is an attempt to identify, as far as possible, what occurs in and between countries when foreign investments are made in mineral development, concentrating on two ...

Natural Resources Allocation, Economics and Policy

Natural Resources: Allocation, Economics and Policy

1st Edition

By Judith Rees
April 24, 2019

In this book, first published in 1990, Judith Rees considers the spatial distribution of resource availability, development and consumption, and the distribution of resource-generated wealth and welfare. Showing that there are no simple answers, she analyses the complex interactions between ...

Non-Renewable Resources and Disequilibrium Macrodynamics

Non-Renewable Resources and Disequilibrium Macrodynamics

1st Edition

By Robert Marks
April 24, 2019

This study, first published in 1979, continues by examining the question of whether a competitive economy can efficiently allocate a stock of non-renewable natural resources through time. Long-run analyses of competitive economies with such resources have concluded that, without perfect foresight ...

Optimal Economic Growth with Exhaustible Resources

Optimal Economic Growth with Exhaustible Resources

1st Edition

By Prem C. Garg
April 24, 2019

Originally published in 1979. For decades conservationists have argued that increasing population will eventually out-strip the limited natural resources of the earth. Economists have responded by saying that any resource scarcity will be forestalled by changes in tastes and technology, induced by ...

Pollution Economy and Environment

Pollution: Economy and Environment

1st Edition

By Peter A. Victor
April 24, 2019

This study, originally published in 1972, examines the connections between human society and the rest of the universe that are attributable to economic activity. These include the inputs from the environment to industry, such as oxygen, used in the combustion of mineral fuels. Also included are the...

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