Natural Resource &
Environmental Economics
3rd edition

By Roger Perman, et al.
Pearson Education Limited / Prentice Hall
June 2003
ISBN: 0-273-65559-0
724 Pages, Illustrated, 7 x 9 "
$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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