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Handbook of Environmental Economics : Environmental Degradation and Institutional Responses - K.-G. Maler

Handbook of Environmental Economics

Environmental Degradation and Institutional Responses

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Published: 3rd June 2003
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The Handbook of Environmental Economics focuses on the economics of environmental externalities and environmental public goods. Volume I examines environmental degradation and policy responses from a microeconomic, institutional standpoint. Its perspective is dynamic, including a consideration of the dynamics of natural systems, and global, with attention paid to issues in both rich and poor nations. In addition to chapters on well-established topics such as the theory and practice of pollution regulation, it includes chapters on new areas of environmental economics research related to common property management regimes; population and poverty; mechanism design; political economy of regulation; experimental evaluations of policy instruments; and technological change.

Geophysical and geochemical aspects of environmental degradation
Ecosystem dynamics
Property rights, public goods, and the environment
Economics of common property management regimes
Population, poverty, and the natural environment
The Theory of pollution policy
Mechanism design and the environment
The Political economy of environmental policy
Experience with market-based environmental policy instruments
Experimental evaluations of policy instruments
Technological change and the environment
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ISBN: 9780444500632
ISBN-10: 0444500634
Series: Handbooks in Economics : Book 1
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 572
Published: 3rd June 2003
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 24.38 x 17.37  x 2.69
Weight (kg): 1.19