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Environmental & natural resource economics / Tom Tietenberg, Lynne Lewis

Main Author Tietenberg, Thomas H. Coauthor Lewis, Lynne Country Estados Unidos. Edition 10th ed., , global edition Publication Boston : Pearson, cop. 2015 Description 632 p. : il. ; 24 cm Series Pearson series in economics ISBN 978-1-292-06079-8
CDU 330:504 504:330
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Mestrado em Ciências e Tecnologias do Ambiente Economia da Energia 1º semestre

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Enhanced descriptions from Syndetics:

Environmental and Natural Resource Economics is the best-selling text for this course, offering a policy-oriented approach and introducing economic theory in the context of debates and empirical work from the field. Students leave the course with a global perspective of both environmental and natural resource economics.

Gain flexibility in your course outlines: The text is organized, so that you can fit individual course outlines.


Use relevant material: Students identify with up-to-date information, which gives them a global perspective on key issues.


Engage students with self-test exercises, debates and examples: Students are able to prepare for their field and learn from an active learning path, which allows them to grasp concepts before moving though the text.

Table of contents provided by Syndetics

  • 1 Visions of the Future
  • 2 The Economic Approach: Property Rights, Externalities, and Environmental Problems
  • 3 Evaluating Trade-Offs: Benefit-Cost Analysis and Other Decision-Making Metrics
  • 4 Valuing the Environment: Methods
  • 5 Dynamic Efficiency and Sustainable Development
  • 6 Depletable Resource Allocation: The Role of Longer Time Horizons, Substitutes, and Extraction Cost
  • 7 Energy: The Transition from Depletable to Renewable Resources
  • 8 Recyclable Resources: Minerals, Paper, Bottles, and E-Waste
  • 9 Water: A Confluence of Renewable and Depletable Resources
  • 10 A Locationally Fixed, Multipurpose Resource: Land
  • 11 Storable, Renewable Resources: Forests
  • 12 Common-Pool Resources: Commercially Valuable Fisheries
  • 13 Ecosystem Goods and Services: Nature's Threatened Bounty
  • 14 Economics of Pollution Control: An Overview
  • 15 Stationary-Source Local and Regional Air Pollution
  • 16 Climate Change
  • 17 Mobile-Source Air Pollution
  • 18 Water Pollution
  • 19 Toxic Substances and Environmental Justice
  • 20 The Quest for Sustainable Development
  • 21 Visions of the Future Revisited

Author notes provided by Syndetics

Tom Tietenberg, Colby College

Lynne Lewis, Bates College

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