The Economics of Groundwater Management in Arid Countries: Theory, International Experience and a Case Study of Jordan, 1st Edition (Paperback) book cover

The Economics of Groundwater Management in Arid Countries

Theory, International Experience and a Case Study of Jordan, 1st Edition

By Manuel Schiffler

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432 pages

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Groundwater is being depleted on a large scale in many arid and semi-arid parts of the world. The author asks whether it should be avoided at any price? or if it is desirable in certain circumstances, by undertaking an economic analysis and considering the political and hydrological aspects of water management.

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Water and Irrigation Review - "Manuel Schiffler has produced a thoughtful, carefully researched study of a key topic in an area where water is an extremely sensitive issue…The book can be recommended to anyone concerned with water administarion, management and long-term planning.

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BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
BUS000000
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / General
BUS068000
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Development / Economic Development
BUS069000
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Economics / General