The International Yearbook of Environmental and Resource Economics 2005/2006: A Survey of Current Issues (New Horizons in Environmental Economics Seri

The International Yearbook of Environmental and Resource Economics 2005/2006: A Survey of Current Issues (New Horizons in Environmental Economics Seri

By: Professor Tom Tietenberg (editor), Henk Folmer (editor)Hardback

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The Yearbook provides a comprehensive overview of cutting-edge issues in environmental and resource economics. The expert contributors address some of today's most pressing environmental topics including: * issues in water pricing reforms * spatial environmental policy * environmental equity and the siting of hazardous waste facilities * strategies to conserve biodiversity * corporate sustainability * the double-dividend hypothesis of environmental taxes * valuing environmental changes in the presence of risk. The Yearbook will provide economists, scholars and practitioners working in environmental and resource economics with a comprehensive overview of the cutting-edge issues in the field.

About Author

Edited by Henk Folmer, Professor of Research Methodology, Groningen University and Professor of General Economics, Wageningen University, The Netherlands and Tom Tietenberg, Mitchell Family Professor of Economics, Colby College, US

Contents

Contents: Preface 1. Issues in Water Pricing Reforms: From Getting Correct Prices to Setting Appropriate Institutions 2. Spatial Environmental Policy 3. Environmental Equity and the Siting of Hazardous Waste Facilities in OECD Countries: Evidence and Policies 4. Strategies to Conserve Biodiversity 5. Corporate Sustainability 6. The Double-Dividend Hypothesis of Environmental Taxes: A Survey 7. Valuing Environmental Changes in the Presence of Risk: An Update and Discussion of Some Empirical Issues Index

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9781845422066
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 336
  • ID: 9781845422066
  • ISBN10: 1845422066
  • edition: New edition

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