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Computational Models in the Economics of Environment and Development : Economy & Environment - A. K. Duraiappah

Computational Models in the Economics of Environment and Development

Economy & Environment

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Computational Models in the Economics of Environment and Development provides a step-by-step guide in designing, developing, and solving non-linear environment-development models. It accomplishes this by focusing on applied models, using real examples as case studies. Additionally, it gives examples of developing policy interventions based on quantitative model results. Finally, it uses a simple computer program, GAMS, to develop and solve models.

This book is targeted towards university lecturers and students in economic modeling and sustainable development, but is also of particular interest to researchers at sustainable development research institutes and policy makers at international sustainable development policy institutions such the World Bank, UNDP, and UNEP.

About the Author
Acknowledgements
Introduction
A Generalized Integrated Economic-Environmental Growth Modelp. 1
Formulating and Solving Non-Linear Integrated Ecological-Economic Models Using GAMSp. 19
Investing in Clean Technology: An Exercise in Methodologyp. 35
Issues in Production, Recycling and International Trade: Analyzing the Plastic Sector Using an Optimal Life Cycle (OLC) Modelp. 51
The Economic and Environmental Impact of Waste Paper Trade and Recycling in India: A Life Cycle Approach with an Endogenous Input-Output Technology Matrixp. 107
Farm Permits and Optimal Shrimp Management in Thailand: An Integrated Inter-Temporal and Spatial Planning Modelp. 145
Sustainable Livestock Management in the Kalaharip. 185
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ISBN: 9781402017735
ISBN-10: 1402017731
Series: Economy & Environment
Audience: General
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 230
Published: 31st December 2003
Publisher: Springer-Verlag New York Inc.
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 23.5 x 15.5  x 1.27
Weight (kg): 1.18