National Income and Nature

National Income and Nature : Externalities, Growth and Steady State

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The aim of this book is to provide an insight into the ways economists analyze the problems of environmental pollution and the depletion of natural resources. To this purpose, selected papers are presented. Part 1 is devoted to environmental externalities. Attention is focused on character, valuation and accounting of external effects. Part 2 deals with the relation of economic growth to nature and includes an investigation of the dynamics of this relationship.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 252 pages
  • 156 x 233.9 x 17.3mm | 530.71g
  • Dordrecht, Netherlands, United States
  • English
  • index
  • 0792315294
  • 9780792315292

Table of contents

Part 1 Environmental externalities: nature in Pigouvian oriented economics, J.J. Krabbe; correcting national income for environmental losses, R. Hueting; the mirror of cleanliness, F.A.G den Butter; land use externalities in national accounting, W.N. Adger and M.C. Whitby; taxus versus regulation, G. Thijssen and A. Laan; efficiency in transboundary pollution abatement, L. Bergman and H. Cesar. Part 2 Environment, growth and steady state: economic growth, technology and the environment, A. Nentjes and D. Wiersma; the steady state economy, W.J.M. Heijman; entropy, synergy and economic change, S.G. Karsten; the neo-classical and steady state approaches, R.A. Jongeneel.
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