Natural Resource &
By Roger Perman, et al.
Pearson Education Limited / Prentice Hall
724 Pages, Illustrated, 7 ½ x 9 ¾"
$115.00 paper original
One of the leading texts in its field, this book is appropriate for those studying
the application of economic analysis to environmental issues.
Contents include: PART 1- FOUNDATIONS 1. An introduction to natural resource
and environmental economics. 2. The origins of the sustainability problem .
3. Ethics, welfare economics and the environment . 4. Concepts of sustainability
. 5. Welfare economics and the environment .
PART 2- ENVIRONMENTAL POLLUTION 6. Pollution control- targets . 7. Pollution
control- instruments . 8. Pollution policy with imperfect information . 9. Economy
wide modelling . 10. International environmental problems .
PART 3- PROJECT APPRAISAL . 11. Cost benefit analysis . 12. Valuing the environment
. 13. Irreversibility risk and uncertainty .
PART 4- NATURAL RESOURCE EXPLOITATION 14. The efficient and optimal use of natural
resources . 15. Non-renewable resources . 16. Stock pollution problems . 17.
Renewable resources . 18. Forest resources . 19. Accounting for the environment
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