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Author Goodstein, Eban S., 1960-

Title Economics and the environment / Eban S. Goodstein.

Publication Info. Hoboken, NJ : Wiley, [2005]


Location Pub Note Copy No. Status
 Robert R Jones PL Adult Non-Fiction - CVPG-7  363.7 GOO    AVAILABLE
Edition 4th ed.
Description xiv, 545 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
Contents Four economic questions about global warming -- How much pollution is too much? Ethics and economics -- Pollution and resource degradation as externalities -- The efficiency standard -- The safety standard -- Sustainability : a neoclassical view -- Sustainability : an ecological view -- Measuring the benefits of environmental protection -- Measuring the costs of environmental protection -- Benefit cost in practice : implementing the efficiency standard -- Is more really better? Consumption and welfare -- Is government up to the job? The political economy of environmental regulation -- An overview of environmental legislation -- The regulatory record : achievements and obstacles -- Monitoring and enforcement -- How can we do better? Incentive based regulation : theory -- Incentive based regulation : practice -- Promoting clean technology : theory -- Promoting clean technology : practice -- Energy policy and the environment -- Can we resolve global issues? Poverty, population, and the environment -- Environmental policy in poor countries -- The economics of global agreements.
Subject Economic development -- Environmental aspects.
ISBN 0471470546 (cloth)
9780471470540 (cloth)
0471659266 (cased)
9780471659266 (cased)

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