Intermediate Environmental Economics (International ed of 2nd revised ed)
By: Charles D. Kolstad (author)Paperback
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Intermediate Environmental Economics has established itself as one of the field's most authoritative texts, as well as one of the more challenging. It distinguishes itself from other books by presupposing that readers already have an understanding of intermediate microeconomics. Thus, this book concentrates only on environmental economics-problems of pollution of earth, air, and water-with an emphasis on regulation and private-sector anti-pollution incentives, and coverage of international examples.
PREFACE ; PART I: INTRODUCTION ; 1. The Environment and Eonomics ; 2. Normative and Positive Economic Analysis ; PART II: HOW MUCH ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY? ; 3. Social Choice: How Much Environmental Protection? ; 4. Efficiency and Markets ; 5. Market Failure: Public Goods, Public Bads and Externalities ; 6. Making Decisions about Environmental Programs ; 7. Demand for Environmental Goods ; 8. Hedonic Price Methods ; 9. Household Production ; 10. Constructed Markets ; PART III: REGULATING INDIVIDUALS AND FIRMS ; 11. Regulating Pollution ; 12. Prices ; 13. Property rights ; 14. Spatial and Temporal Issues ; 15. Regulating Polluters with Unknown Costs ; 16. Audits, Enforcement and Moral Hazard ; 17. Voluntary Actions and Agreements ; PART IV: ADVANCED TOPICS ; 18. Risk and Uncertainty ; 19. International and Interregional Competition ; 20. Environment, Growth and Development
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International ed of 2nd revised ed
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