Economics and the Environment
Eban S. GoodsteinISBN: 0471470546; 9780471470540;
Book DescriptionHOW MUCH POLLUTION AND RESOURCE DEGRADATION IS TOO MUCH? IS GOVERNMENT UP TO THE JOB? HOW CAN WE DO BETTER? HOW CAN WE RESOLVE GLOBAL ISSUES? There are often no easy answers to environmental challenges. But asking the right questions leads to a clear and effective economic framework for understanding pressing environmental problems-;from finding sites for landfills, to regulating chemical emissions from manufacturing plants, to preserving species diversity. Organized around these four key questions, Eban Goodstein's Fourth Edition offers in-depth analysis of important environmental policy debates, and equips readers with the tools necessary to understand these issues-;as economists do. Up-to-date coverage and timely examples TheFourth Edition is updated throughout and features expanded Resource Economic coverage, including a detailed fisheries model and discussions of Individual Tradeable Quotas (ITQs) and Aquaculture, as well as a new section on...