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The Resources for the Future Library Collection


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Winner of the prestigious FEEM 20th Anniversary Prize for its contribution to the field of environmental economics, Resources for the Future is the pre-eminent research institution devoted exclusively to environmental issues. The RFF Library Collection brings back landmark books published by RFF throughout its nearly 60-year history, with works by the greatest thinkers in economics and environmental policy, including Kenneth Arrow, Marion Clawson, John Krutilla, and Alan Kneese.

Available as a 76-volume anthology, individual volumes, or thematic sets, The Collection is essential for institutions and individuals seeking to acquire the most classic and relevant literature in environmental and natural resource management, planning and land use, agriculture, environment and development, and energy.

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RFF Agriculture and Fisheries Set

RFF Agriculture and Fisheries Set

Various
January 19, 2011

The six classic books in this series study sustainability in agriculture and fisheries, assessing options for improving food security as well as protecting the natural environment and human health. The RFF Library Collection brings back landmark books published by Resources for the Future...

RFF Environmental and Resource Economics Set

RFF Environmental and Resource Economics Set

Various
January 19, 2011

For almost 60 years, RFF has pioneered the application of economics as a tool to develop more effective policy about the use and conservation of natural resources. It remains the world's premier institution for the study of environmental economics. This collection of eight books represents many of...

RFF Natural Resource Management Set

RFF Natural Resource Management Set

Various
January 19, 2011

In the early 1950s, the newly founded RFF convened the Mid-Century Conference, where more than 1,500 leaders could 'exchange viewpoints on important resource issues that appear to be of continuing significance for at least the next generation.' This collection gathers RFF's classic, most enduring...

RFF Global Environment and Development Set

RFF Global Environment and Development Set

Various
January 19, 2011

RFF has always recognized that environmental issues have both local and global implications. Classic books in this collection include detailed investigations of population and economic growth, the role of natural resource information in economic development, the role of women in developing...

RFF Water Policy Set

RFF Water Policy Set

Various
January 19, 2011

Water is one of the most critical and contested resource issues of the 21st century. From its earliest days, water policy has been a fundamental part of RFF's research program, with a focus on assessing the performance of policy instruments for improving water quality both in the U.S. and...

RFF Energy Policy Set

RFF Energy Policy Set

Various
January 19, 2011

While media and public attention to energy issues tends to wax and wane, energy security and the environmental implications of energy use have always been a core component of RFF's research agenda. Key concerns include protecting the economy from price shocks and exploring the connections between...

RFF Forests, Lands, and Recreation Set

RFF Forests, Lands, and Recreation Set

Various
January 19, 2011

RFF research on forests and land use spans natural, rural, and urban settings. This collection of ten classic books includes three works by Marion Clawson, perhaps the most famous and visionary thinker about forest policy. It includes works that explore the management of public lands for extractive...

RFF Policy and Governance Set

RFF Policy and Governance Set

Various
January 19, 2011

RFF research on policy includes the evaluation of command-and-control and incentive-based policy instruments, the comparative analyses of different regulatory strategies in a variety of settings, and the performance of alternative policy instruments like voluntary measures. The fourteen books in...

RFF Urban and Regional Economics Set

RFF Urban and Regional Economics Set

Various
January 19, 2011

The spatial dimensions of human activities have long-term implications for regional economies, environmental quality, and the future of natural areas. The six works in this important collection deal with intertwined issues of spatial development, economic growth, and the quality of life. The RFF...

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