Dictionary of Environmental Economics

Dictionary of Environmental Economics

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Author: Anil Markandya
Renat Perelet/Pamela Mason
Compilor: Anil Markandya, Renat Perelet & Pamela Mason
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Year: 2002
Language: English
Pages: 208
ISBN/UPC (if available): 0195664167


This is the first comprehensive dictionary of environmental economics, compiled by leading academics in the field. Each expression or phrase is explained clearly in non-technical language, with references to its use in the growing literature in the subject area.

From abatement to zonal travel cost method, there are over 1000 cross-referenced entries covering topics such as:

1.Environmental instruments for policy-making;

2.Techniques applied in environmental and natural resource economics;

3.Major issues in environmental economics and environmental management;

4.Economics of sustainable development;

5.Natural resource accounting; and

6.International environmental agreements.

As well as providing incisive answers to questions such as what is natural capital? Or when are crowding diseconomies important? The dictionary includes a list of commonly used acronyms and abbreviations. A complete bibliography detailing the major texts in the field is also provided.

The Dictionary of Environmental economics will prove to be an essential tool for students and practitioners.