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Environmental and Natural Resource Economics
An Encyclopedia
Timothy C. Haab and John C. Whitehead, Editors
978-1-44080-120-4

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Timothy C. Haab and John C. Whitehead, Editors
Timothy C. Haab, PhD, is professor of agricultural, environmental, and development economics at The Ohio State University. His published works include Preference Data for Environmental Valuation: Combining Revealed and Stated Approaches and Valuing Environmental and Natural Resources: The Econometrics of Non-Market Valuation. Haab holds a doctorate in agricultural and resource economics from the University of Maryland.

John C. Whitehead, PhD, is professor of economics at Appalachian State University, Boone, NC. His published works include Preference Data for Environmental Valuation: Combining Revealed and Stated Approaches. Whitehead holds a doctorate in economics from the University of Kentucky.
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Environmental and Natural Resource Economics

An Encyclopedia

Timothy C. Haab and John C. Whitehead, Editors Timothy C. Haab and John C. Whitehead, Editors


March 2014

Greenwood

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Economic markets and environmental outcomes are inextricably linked.

Accessible to students and practitioners without an advanced degree in environmental economics, this essential reference work pinpoints the role of the economy in both creating and solving many of the world's most pressing environmental challenges.

Given the number and scope of environmental problems we face today, everyone from high school students to policy makers to concerned citizens should understand how the economy works and grasp how meltdowns—both economic and environmental in nature—can be avoided. Environmental and Natural Resource Economics: An Encyclopedia offers the critical information needed to comprehend these complex issues.

The entries cover topics in a manner parallel to how environmental economics is commonly taught, addressing basic concepts, environmental policy, natural resource economics, market failure, exhaustible and renewable resources, benefit-cost analysis, and applied welfare economics. Additionally, the book includes entries on key concepts of economics, movements, events, organizations, important individuals, and research areas relevant to the study of environmental and natural resource economics. This work stands alone as the only title currently offering such a breadth of coverage and level of detail written specifically for readers without specialized knowledge of environmental economics.

Features
• Provides stand-alone, easy-to-understand, politically neutral, and factually driven entries by leading experts on all the major themes and topics in environmental and natural resource economics
• Supplies a usable framework for readers without an advanced degree in the subject to understand debates in the public forum on environmental and natural resource economics
• Delivers the most comprehensive overview of one of the fastest-growing subdisciplines of economics

Sample Topics
Alternative Energy
Choice Experiments
Clean Air Act
Climate Change Impacts
Conservation Reserve Program
Contingent Valuation
Externality
Exxon Valdez Oil Spill
International Environmental Agreements
Invasive Species
Jevons, William Stanley
Nonpoint Source Pollution
Ostrom, Elinor
Regulation
Rosen, Sherwin
Timothy C. Haab, PhD, is professor of agricultural, environmental, and development economics at The Ohio State University. His published works include Preference Data for Environmental Valuation: Combining Revealed and Stated Approaches and Valuing Environmental and Natural Resources: The Econometrics of Non-Market Valuation. Haab holds a doctorate in agricultural and resource economics from the University of Maryland.

John C. Whitehead, PhD, is professor of economics at Appalachian State University, Boone, NC. His published works include Preference Data for Environmental Valuation: Combining Revealed and Stated Approaches. Whitehead holds a doctorate in economics from the University of Kentucky.