Markets and the Environment
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Markets and the Environment by Sheila M. Olmstead
Book Description"Markets and the Environment" is a concise yet comprehensive introduction to a topic of central importance in understanding a wide range of environmental issues and policy approaches. It offers a clear overview of the fundamentals of environmental economics that will enable students and professionals to quickly grasp important concepts and to apply those concepts to real-world environmental problems. In addition, the book integrates normative, policy, and institutional issues at a principles level. The chapters examine: the benefits and costs of environmental protection; markets and market failure; natural resources as capital assets; and, sustainability and economic development. "Markets and the Environment" is the second volume in the "Foundations of Contemporary Environmental Studies Series", edited by James Gustave Speth. The series presents concise guides to essential subjects in the environmental curriculum, incorporating a problem-based approach to teaching and learning.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781597260473
(229mm x 152mm x 18mm)
Imprint: Island Press
Publisher: Island Press
Publish Date: 18-Jun-2007
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Sheila M. Olmstead
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This book provides a concise introduction to the economic theory of environmental policy and natural resource management. Nathaniel Keohane and Sheila Olmstead begin with an overview of environmental economics before exploring topics including cost-benefit analysis, market failures and successes, and economic growth and sustainability.
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Author Biography - Sheila M. Olmstead
Sheila M. Olmstead is assistant professor of environmental economics at the Yale School of Forestry and Environmental Studies. Nathaniel Keohane is assistant professor of economics at the Yale School of Management.
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