ISBN 9780761935971,Environmental Economics : Theory and Applications

Environmental Economics : Theory and Applications


Katar Singh


SAGE India



SAGE India

Publication Year 2007

ISBN 9780761935971

ISBN-10 0761935975


Number of Pages 422 Pages
Language (English)


Environmental Economics: Theory and Applications is a comprehensive treatise on environmental economics with special focus on theories of collective action, environmental policy and management. A balanced blend of theory and pratice, this book outlines the basic concepts, theories, tools and techniques of environmental economics, which not only enable the reader to diagnose the root causes of environmental problems and identify practicable solutions, but also facilitate the design of environmental policy and management strategies. The book Combines: - innovative synthesis of concepts, ideas and theories; - presentation in a simple, easy-to-comprehend language and style; - illustrations and examples from real life situations; - latest available research data on various environmental problems, including global warming, acid rain and depletion of the ozone layer; and - a special focus on environmental policy and management. Useful as a textbook at graduate and post-graduate levels, it caters to the needs of students, teachers, researchers, environment managers and policy-makers in India. Table of Contents Preface Introduction Environment, Economy, and Development Basic Concepts and Theories: Individual Choices Basic Concepts and Theories: Collective Choices Environmental Valuation Environmental Accounting Instruments of Environment Management Land and Environment Water and Environment Forests and Environment Fisheries and Environment Biodiversity Conservation and Environment Climate Change and Environment An Ideal Environment Management Policy References and Select Bibliography Index