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The International Library of Environmental Economics and Policy: The International Library of Environmental Economics and Policy


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Distributional Effects of Environmental and Energy Policy

Distributional Effects of Environmental and Energy Policy

1st Edition

Don Fullerton
August 14, 2009

Many effects of environmental and energy policy are likely to disproportionately burden those with low income. First, it raises the price of fossil-fuel-intensive products that constitute a high fraction of low-income budgets (like gasoline, heating fuel and electricity). Second, the handout of...

Revealed Preference Approaches to Environmental Valuation Volumes I and II

Revealed Preference Approaches to Environmental Valuation Volumes I and II

1st Edition

Catherine L. Kling, Joseph Herriges
June 28, 2008

In this two volume collection the editors have chosen a sample of some of the most essential and inspirational articles and papers for understanding revealed preference methods to value environmental amenities. The papers cover the gamut of methods that are typically classified as revealed...

The Stated Preference Approach to Environmental Valuation, Volumes I, II and III: Volume I: Foundations, Initial Development, Statistical Approaches Volume II:Conceptual and Empirical Issues Volume III: Applications: Benefit-Cost Analysis and Natural Resource Damage Assessment

The Stated Preference Approach to Environmental Valuation, Volumes I, II and III: Volume I: Foundations, Initial Development, Statistical Approaches Volume II:Conceptual and Empirical Issues Volume III: Applications: Benefit-Cost Analysis and Natural Resource Damage Assessment

1st Edition

Richard T. Carson
November 28, 2007

There is a truly enormous literature on using stated preference information to place a monetary value on environmental amenities. This three volume set provides the key papers for understanding the historical development of contingent valuation, its theoretical and statistical foundations, and the...

The Economics of Water Quality

The Economics of Water Quality

1st Edition

Naomi Zeitouni, K. William Easter
September 21, 2006

This volume brings together a number of prominent economic studies all of which deal with key water quality issues. The studies focus on the economic aspects of water quality including identifying the polluters' actions and incentives, designing and comparing control mechanisms, analyzing the costs...

Environmental Taxation in Practice

Environmental Taxation in Practice

1st Edition

Thomas Sterner, Adrian Muller
July 20, 2006

Since the 1980's, market-based instruments for environmental policy have become increasingly important. Focusing on environmental taxation in practice, this volume collects key contributions on a wide range of topics, including comparisons of environmental taxation schemes in different countries,...

The Economics of Residential Solid Waste Management

The Economics of Residential Solid Waste Management

1st Edition

Thomas C. Kinnaman
September 05, 2003

The market of municipal solid waste (MSW) collection and disposal has changed substantially over the past thirty years. This study will help guide both newcomers and past contributors through the fundamental aspects of policies designed to reduce the external costs of MSW collection, and the...

The Economics of Land Use

The Economics of Land Use

1st Edition

Ian W. Hardie, Peter J. Parks
July 08, 2003

The Economics of Land Use brings together the most significant journal essays in key areas of contemporary agricultural, food and resource economics and land use policy. The editors provide a state-of-the-art overview of the topic and access to the economic literature that has shaped contemporary...

The Economics of Sustainability

The Economics of Sustainability

1st Edition

John C.V. Pezzey, Michael A. Toman
July 25, 2002

Before the late 1980s, when the ideas of sustainability and sustainable development to the forefront of public debate, conventional, neo-classical economic thinking about development and growth had rarely given any consideration to the needs of future generations, or the sustainability of natural...

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