Dictionary of Environmental Economics
Anil Markandya, Renat Perelet, Pamela Mason, Tim TaylorISBN:
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 given to its use in the growing literature on the subject area. From abatement to zonal travel cost method, there are over 1000 cross-referenced entries covering topics such as: - environmental instruments for policy-making; - techniques applied in environmental and natural resource economics; - major issues in environmental economics and environmental management; - economics of sustainable development; - natural resource accounting; - 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 and a complete bibliography...
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