Environmental Economics, Experimental Methods by Todd L. CherryEnvironmental Economics, Experimental Methods by Todd L. Cherry

Environmental Economics, Experimental Methods

byTodd L. Cherry, Stephan Kroll, Jason F. Shogren

Paperback | August 9, 2009

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The experimental method is one commonly applied to issues of environmental economics; this book brings together 63 leading researchers in the area and their latest work exploring the behavioural underpinnings of experimental environmental economics.

The essays in this volume will be illuminating for both researchers and practitioners, specifically in relation to questions of environmental policy and how a proposed change in incentives or benefits might affect behaviour and consequently, the likely success of a policy. This book argues that the experimental evidence complements theoretic insights, field date and simulating models to improve our understanding of the underlying assumptions and incentives that drive behavioural responses to policy.

Covering topical areas of interest such as tradable permit markets, common property and public goods, regulation and compliance and valuation and preferences, the critical advantage of this volume is that each section concludes with discussion points written by economists who do not use experimental methods.

Todd Cherryis the Harlan E. Boyles Professor in the Department of Economics at Appalachian State University, where he also is a research fellow at the Appalachian Energy Center.Stephan Krollis Professor at the Department of Economics at California State University in Sacramento.Jason Shogrenis the Stroock Distinguished Professor of Nat...
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Title:Environmental Economics, Experimental MethodsFormat:PaperbackDimensions:512 pages, 9.21 × 6.14 × 0.68 inPublished:August 9, 2009Publisher:Taylor and FrancisLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0415779928

ISBN - 13:9780415779920

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Table of Contents

Introduction  Section 1: Tradeable Permit Markets  Section 2:  Common Property and Public Goods  Section 3:  Regulation and Compliance  Section 4: Valuation and Preferences