Introduction to the Economics of Water Resources: An International Perspective

Introduction to the Economics of Water Resources: An International Perspective

By: Stephen Merrett (author)Hardback

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Written in a clear and accessible style, this introductory textbook explores the economics of water supply and consumption and shows how water policy can be adapted to achieve the goal of sustainable development. Informed by an evolutionary political economy perspective, the book draws on a substantial group of international case studies to illustrate the relevance of theory to real life.

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About Author

Stephen Merrett, formerly of the Bartlett School of Planning at University College London, is a researcher and consultant in water resources and the economics of the environment.

Contents

Chapter 1 Introduction Chapter 2 Supply: The Engineer's Perspective Chapter 3 Supply: The Economist's Perspective Chapter 4 Effective Demand and the Price of Water Chapter 5 Social Cost-Benefit Analysis for Water Projects Chapter 6 Financial Accounting for Water Enterprises Chapter 7 Water for a Sustainable Society Chapter 8 The Environmental Costs and Benefits of Water Projects Chapter 9 Political Economy and Water Resource Policy

Product Details

  • publication date: 16/06/1997
  • ISBN13: 9780847687107
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 256
  • ID: 9780847687107
  • weight: 463
  • ISBN10: 0847687104

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