Economics and the environment

Clasificación: HD 75.6 G655 2014 | Agregado: 09/10/2018

Eban S. Goodstein, Stephen Polasky. -- 7a. ed. -- Hoboken, N.J. : Wiley, 2014.
xiv, 529 p.; 23 cm.
ISBN 978-1-118-53972-9.
Incluye referencias bibliográficas e índice.
Contenido: Preface -- Introduction -- Four economic questions about global warming -- How much pollution is too much? -- Ethics and economics -- Pollution and resource degradation as externalities -- The efficiency standard -- Measuring the benefits of environmental protection -- Measuring the costs of environmental protection -- The safety standard -- The sustainability standard -- Measuring sustainability -- Natural resources and ecosystem services -- 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 -- How can we do better? -- Incentive-based regulation: theory -- Incentive-based regulation: practice -- Promoting clean technology: theory -- Energy policy and the future -- How can we solve global challenges? -- Poverty, population, and the environment -- Environmental policy in poor countries -- The economics of global agreements.