4 edition of Environmental economics and management found in the catalog.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 679-707) and index.
|Other titles||Environmental economics & management|
|Statement||Scott J. Callan, Janet M. Thomas.|
|Series||The Irwin series in economics|
|Contributions||Thomas, Janet M.|
|LC Classifications||HC79.E5 C355 1996|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xxv, 725 p. :|
|Number of Pages||725|
|LC Control Number||95033128|
He also examines demand-side topics including the impact of pay-as-you-throw programs on waste generation, disposal, and recycling activities. Thomas earned her M. This volume is an introduction to the economics of the environment. Now fully revised in its second edition, Environmental Economics is divided into four primary sections: the first section defines the field of environmental economics in relation to general economics and to ecological and resource economics; the second section is normative, looking at market failure and asks why, even with apparent environmental protection, the market often fails to work properly; the third section is positive, examining government regulation of pollution using the industrial organization literature; and the final section covers more advanced topics, looking at risk, uncertainty, green accounting, international competition and cooperation and development.
For instance, CO2 emission standards for specific manufacturers in the automotive industry are either linked to the average vehicle footprint US system or average vehicle weight EU system of their entire vehicle fleet. Smith's theories, especially his advocacy of free tradeplayed an important part in the Industrial Revolution then taking place in Britain. These negative externalitieslike pollution and other kinds of environmental degradation, could then result in market failure. According to reports, the Obama administration imposed fuel economy standards that forced car manufacturers to cut down on their passenger car mix or sell them at a loss.
FedEx service marks used by permission. As such it provides a coherent chain of theoretical and empirical reasoning on environmental problems and measures to control them and reduce their severity. Updated Apr 29, What is Environmental Economics? Marx's critique of capitalism was moral and social, as well as economic; but in the exposition of the workings of the capitalist system he and his followers developed important insights into the structural weaknesses of the market economy, especially the recurrence of economic crises see depression.
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Assessing Costs for Environmental Decision Making. For example, some people may value the existence of a diverse set of species, regardless of the effect of the loss of a species on ecosystem services. After completing her doctorate, she was appointed to the faculty of Bentley University in His study of supply-side issues has focused on the extent of economies of scale and scope in the provision of MSW services.
Part I establishes a theoretical base for the material in subsequent sections. Thomas is an active researcher in environmental economics, corporate social responsibility, sports economics, and other fields in applied microeconomics. Environmental Protection Agency.
In theory, if such tradeable quotas are allowed, then a firm would reduce its own pollution load only if doing so would cost less than paying someone else to make the same reduction, i.
Plato recognized the economic basis of social life and in his Republic organized a model society on the basis of a careful division of labor. Modeling Market Failure. She has been actively involved in course and curriculum development in environmental economics and has served as coordinator of the MBA Environmental Management Concentration Program at Bentley.
Callan is professor of economics at Bentley University. Roman writers such as Cicero, Vergil, and Varro gave significant advice about the economics of agriculture. He received his M. Environmental economic regulations find the cheapest emission abatement efforts first, and then move on to the more expensive methods.
These proposals are then vetted and evaluated by legislative bodies. The field of economics has undergone a remarkable expansion in the 20th cent. Colander and A. Their priority policy issues are encouraging biofuel use, analyzing the costs of climate change, and addressing waste and pollution problems.
His teaching areas of interest focus on quantitative methods and applied microeconomic topics, such as environmental economics, managerial economics, and sports economics.
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