Environmental Economics

Paperback | February 15, 2002

Editor. Ulaganathan Sankar

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Environmental economics is one of the fastest growing branches of economic studies. This volume brings together several classic articles in the field on a wide range of topics such as externality, non-renewable resources, commons, valuation techniques, sustainability, poverty andenvironmental resource base, and environmental policy. An introductory paper on environmental policy deals with Indian environmental policy regime and addresses international environmental economic issues from the perspective of a developing country. The reader will interest students, researchersand policy-makers in the field of environment.

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Environmental economics is one of the fastest growing branches of economic studies. This volume brings together several classic articles in the field on a wide range of topics such as externality, non-renewable resources, commons, valuation techniques, sustainability, poverty andenvironmental resource base, and environmental policy. ...

Ulaganathan Sankar is at Madras School of Economics.
Format:PaperbackDimensions:478 pages, 8.5 × 5.43 × 1.1 inPublished:February 15, 2002Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0195659139

ISBN - 13:9780195659139

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Table of Contents

Introduction; Externalities1. The problem of social cost2. Externalities: Formal analysis; Depletion of Non-Renewable Resources3. The economics of exhaustible resources4. Hotelling's The economics of exhaustible resources fifty years later; Degradation of Commons5. The tragedy of the commons6. An institutional approach to the study of self-organization and self-governance in CPR situations; Valuation Techniques7. Measuring the benefits and costs of pollution control8. Contingent valuation and economics; Sustainability9. Sustainability: An economist's perspective10. Environmental accounting: An operational perspective11. To slow or not to slow: The economics of the Greenhouse Effect; Development and the Environment12. Poverty and the environmental resource base13. Environmental policy