The Theory and Practice of Environmental and Resource Economics (inbunden)
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The Theory and Practice of Environmental and Resource Economics

Essays in Honour of Karl-Gustaf Lfgren

Inbunden,  Engelska, 2006-04-01
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This collection of specially commissioned papers pays tribute to Karl-Gustaf Lofgren's significant and diverse contribution to theoretical and empirical research within the field of environmental and resource economics over the past two decades. A number of distinguished scholars examine a broad range of topics including sustainability, risk and uncertainty, demand theory and issues related to public goods. The book also contains analyses of more specific resource problems concerning fisheries, forestry management, wildlife and pollution. Together, the seventeen chapters provide an innovative and cutting-edge analysis of a smorgasbord of both old and new environmental and resource problems, including, amongst others: local public goods and income heterogeneity self-selection and the value of lives saved international fisheries agreements salmon and hydropower discrete versus continuous harvesting timber supply voluntary road pricing economic impacts of environmental regulations in California. Academics, researchers and students within the fields of environmental, resource and public economics will find this book to be a fascinating read.
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Edited by Thomas Aronsson, Professor of Economics, Roger Axelsson, Associate Professor of Economics and Runar Brnnlund, Professor of Economics, Department of Economics, Ume University, Sweden


Contents: Introduction 1. Sustainability: What Does It Tell Us? Geoffrey Heal 2. Environment and Decision-Making under Risk and Uncertainty Karl-Gran Mler 3. Fisher, Lindahl, and Hicks on Income: A Modern Analysis Chuan-Zhong Li 4. Consumer Demand with Several Linear Constraints: A Global Analysis W. Michael Hanemann 5. Local Public Goods and Income Heterogeneity Thomas Aronsson, Magnus Wikstrm, Kenneth Backlund and Tomas Sjgren 6. Public Goods, Optimal Distortionary Taxation and Union Wage Setting Thomas Aronsson, Kenneth Backlund, Tomas Sjgren and Magnus Wikstrm 7. Self-Selection and the Value of Lives Saved Jason F. Shogren and Tommy Stamland 8. International Fisheries Agreements: The Feasibility and Impacts of Partial Cooperation Kim Hang Pham Do and Henk Folmer 9. Salmon and Hydropower: Dynamic CostBenefit Analysis Cecilia Hkansson, Per-Olov Johansson and Bengt Kristrm 10. Trees vs. Fish, or Discrete vs. Continuous Harvesting Martin L. Weitzman 11. Differentiating at the Speed of Light in a Universe of Trees and Moose Olvar Bergland, Richard Ready and Eirik Romstad 12. Empirical Behaviour Models on Timber Supply Jari Kuuluvainen, Ibrahim Moulifla Favada and Jussi Uusivuori 13. Travelling Waves in a Modified Hotelling Population Model Tnu Puu 14. The Optimal Control of a Stock Pollutant with Sunk Capital and Endogenous Risk of Catastrophic Damages Urvashi Narain and Anthony Fisher 15. Environmental Performance in Swedish Manufacturing, 19131990 Bert M. Balk, Runar Brnnlund, Rolf Fre, Shawna Grosskopf and Magnus Lindmark 16. Assessing the Economic Impacts of Large-Scale Environmental Regulations in California Peter Berck and H. Peter Hess 17. Voluntary Road Pricing Lars Hultkrantz Index