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Published: 18 June 2019

408 Pages | 70 BW Line

9.7 x 7.4 inches

ISBN: 9780198737230

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Introduction to Environmental Economics

Third Edition

Nick Hanley, Jason Shogren, and Ben White

  • Careful explanation of key economic concepts in the context of environmental problems makes this book an ideal introduction to the study of environmental economics.
  • Coverage of problems such as climate change, water pollution, and loss of biodiversity provides students with an invaluable global overview of the most pressing environmental issues of our time.
  • Assessment of different theoretical approaches to environmental economics provides a key to understanding the various possible policy responses to major environmental issues.
  • Case studies of environmental problems from across the world paint a global picture using in-depth descriptions of specific examples.
  • New 'Environmental Economics in Action' boxes and end-of-chapter 'Disscussion Questions' highlight global examples and divisive talking points to prompt students to think about how the theory is applied in the real world.

New to this Edition:

  • New chapters on recycling and waste and what can be done about the global loss of biodiversity.
  • New topics covered include insights from behavioural science and renewable energy policy.
  • Substantially revised chapter on pollution.
  • New learning features include key concepts boxes, environmental economics in action boxes, and discussion questions.

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