4 edition of Economic growth and valuation of the environment found in the catalog.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
|Statement||edited by Ekko C. van Ierland, Jan van der Straaten, Herman R.J. Vollebergh.|
|Contributions||Ierland, E. van, Straaten, Jan van der., Vollebergh, Herman R. J.|
|LC Classifications||HD75.6 .E2952 2001|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xiii, 397 p. :|
|Number of Pages||397|
|LC Control Number||2001040186|
The Moral Consequences of Economic Growth will stand as a major contribution to social well-being. It could not be more timely and welcome.”–John Kenneth Galbraith, author of The Affluent Society “Friedman’s book renews the proud tradition of Adam Smith’s Theory of Moral by: 2 Brieflng 3: Valuing the environment in economic terms agriculture, for instance, are both environmental services with a physical ‘use value’. But there are also aspects of nature that have much less tangible attributes, for example, a ‘beautiful’ landscape could be thought to have intrinsic aesthetic Size: KB.
The Blue Economy: 10 years - innovations - million jobs is a book that expresses that a Blue Economy business model will shift society from scarcity to abundance "with what is locally available", by tackling issues that cause environmental and related problems in new ways. Economic growth and the environment. The issue of economic growth and the environment essentially concerns the kinds of pressures that economic growth, at the national and international level, places on the environment over time. The relationship between ecology and the economy has become increasingly significant as humans gradually understand the impact that economic decisions have on .
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Economic Growth and the Environment explores the debate on how to reconcile economic growth with protection of the natural environment, and the closely related discussion on whether an increasing scarcity of natural resources will eventually force economic growth to cease.
The debate focuses on whether environmental policies will benefit the economy or not, and is divided into growth optimists and growth Cited by: 8. The book concludes with an informative and provocative review of important contemporary issues as well as suggesting areas of future research in the practice of environmental ic.
"China is an economic miracle and an environmental nightmare. In Blue Skies over Beijing, Kahn and Zheng show how the path to a cleaner, greener China lies with its cities.
This is an important book on the connections between economic growth, the environment, and urbanization."―Richard Florida, author of Rise of the Creative ClassCited by: "The topics covered in Production, Growth, and the Environment: An Economic Approach reflect Professor Weber’s expertise and interests in public economics, production theory, performance in general and especially in the presence of externalities and always as a highly skilled applied economist.
The debate on the valuation of nature and the environment, sustainable national income and economic growth is one of prime importance in environmental economics. Rating: (not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first. Economic Growth and Valuation of the Environment deals with the fundamental approaches to calculating sustainable national income and their implications for the valuation of the environment.
Monograph BookCited by: This book is an investigation of the relationship between environmental sustainability, economic growth and human welfare, with an emphasis on the first two. This relationship is an important one. Certainly economic growth remains perhaps the prime objective of economic policy.
In Economic growth and valuation of the environment: a debate By Ekko van Ierland, Jan van der Straaten, Herman R. Vollebergh as a chapter in a book edited jointly by Robert Goodland, Herman Daly and myself (Goodland et al., ).
New Scarcity and Economic Growth, which had been published in Dutch earlier, was still highly original. The objective of this paper is to critically review, synthesize and interpret the literature on the relationship between economic growth and environment.
This literature has followed two distinct but related strands of research: an empirical strand of ad hoc specifications and estimations of a reduced form equation.
It is now recognized that a healthy environment is essential to sustainable growth. This paper explains the key role of environmental economics in facilitating effective incorporation of environmental concerns into development decision making.
It reviews concepts and techniques for valuation of environmental impacts. Economic Growth and Valuation of the Environment deals with the fundamental approaches to calculating sustainable national income and their implications for the valuation of the environment. Monograph Book.
Downloadable (with restrictions). The relationship between economic growth and the environment is, and will always remain, controversial. Some see the emergence of new pollution problems, the lack of success in dealing with global warming and the still rising population in the Third World as proof positive that humans are a short-sighted and rapacious species.
Book Description: China's Dilemma—Economic Growth, the Environment and Climate Change examines the challenges China will have to confront in order to maintain rapid growth while coping with the global financial turbulence, some rising socially destabilising tensions such as income inequality, an over-exploited environment and the long-term pressures of global warming.
Together the first two facts imply that at the outset of economic growth the rapid pace of growth swamps nature’s slow or zero regeneration; but the economic growth rate slows and regeneration rebounds.
As we approach the balanced growth path natural regeneration must overwhelm the now less rapid inflows of pollution. The environment by: Show Less Economic Growth and Valuation of the Environment A Debate Edited by Ekko C. Van Ierland, Jan van der Straaten and Herman VolleberghCited by: Is economic growth good for the environment.
A number of economists have claimed that economic growth can benefit the environment, recruiting political support and finance for environmental policy measures. This view has received increasing support since the early s from empirical evidence that has challenged the traditional environmentalist's belief that economic growth degrades the.
This book provides a comprehensive and readable examination of the major techniques used in cost–benefit analysis and project appraisal to value environmental goods and services.
The increasing demands which society places on the natural environment have led us to seek new ways of estimating the monetary costs of environmental degradation so that they can be compared with the benefits Cited by: Economic Growth and Environmental Sustainability will be welcolmed by students of and researchers in environmental economics and environmental studies, as well as all interested policy-makers.
Enter your mobile number or email address below and we'll send you a link to download the free Kindle App. Cited by: Economic Growth and Valuation of the Environment deals with the fundamental approaches to calculating sustainable national income and their implications for the valuation of the environment.
Monograph BookCited by: 4. valuation of environmental impacts that enable such ment), of the environmental valuation concepts and environmental considerations to be explicitly con- techniques presented in the paper.
Such case study sidered in the conventional cost-benefit calculus work can be most effective when carried out as part used in economic Size: 9MB. Economic growth is an increase in the production of goods and services over a specific period.
To be most accurate, the measurement must remove the effects of inflation. Economic growth creates more profit for businesses. As a result, stock prices rise. That gives companies capital to invest and hire more employees.Environmental pollution is introduced both as a joint product and as a source of disutility in growth models.
The purpose is to explore vital questions such as: is environmental protection compatible with economic growth; is it possible to have sustained growth in the long run without accumulation of pollution; what is the impact of environmental concerns on growth, and in particular, how are.Economic Growth and the Environment: A Review of Theory and Empirics William A.
Brock, M. Scott Taylor. NBER Working Paper No. Issued in October NBER Program(s):Economic Fluctuations and Growth, Environment and Energy Economics This paper reviews both theory and empirical work on economic growth and the environment.