The Economic Theory and Measurement of Environmental Benefits by Per-Olov JohanssonThe Economic Theory and Measurement of Environmental Benefits by Per-Olov Johansson

The Economic Theory and Measurement of Environmental Benefits

byPer-Olov Johansson

Paperback | October 30, 1987

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This book is an advanced text in welfare economics and its application to environmental economics. It provides, in the first chapters, a comprehensive survey of developments in the theory of measurement of welfare, and then applies this theory to environmental economics. The first part derives consumer surplus measures to be used in a timeless world, and the second part looks at international issues.
Title:The Economic Theory and Measurement of Environmental BenefitsFormat:PaperbackDimensions:236 pages, 8.98 × 5.98 × 0.55 inPublished:October 30, 1987Publisher:Cambridge University Press

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0521348102

ISBN - 13:9780521348102

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Table of Contents

Preface; 1. Introduction; 2. Some basic concepts; 3. The concept of consumer surplus; 4. Topics in the theory of consumer surplus measures; 5. Consumer surplus measures in quantity-constrained regimes; 6. Public goods and externalities in consumption; 7. How to overcome the problem of preference revelation; practical methodologies; 8. Discreet choice models and environmental benefits; 9. Consumer's surplus in an intertemporal context; 10. Welfare change measures in a risky world; 11. Money measures of the total value of environmental aspects; Notes; Bibliography; Index.