This book applies the principles of cost-benefit analysis, an international program in which an equitable division of costs and gains was an aim, along with economies of coordinated development. Originally published in 1967.
Preface. PART I Development of International Rivers. PART II The Columbia River Treaty 1960 - 61. PART III The Columbia River Treaty 1961 - 64. Index
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.