Travel Books:

Environmental Economics

Sorry, this product is not currently available to order

Here are some other products you might consider...

Environmental Economics

Application, Policy, and Theory



Customer rating

Click to share your rating 0 ratings (0.0/5.0 average) Thanks for your vote!

Share this product

Environmental Economics: Application, Policy, and Theory by Scott Callan
Sorry, this product is not currently available to order


By retaining a strong focus on policy and real-world issues, ENVIRONMENTAL ECONOMICS AND MANAGEMENT: THEORY, POLICY AND APPLICATIONS, provides an applied, practical approach to environmental economic theory accessible to students with either minimal or more advanced economic exposure. The text has a modular structure, which not only organizes the presentation, but also provides a format that allows instructors flexibility and preference in designing material for the course. The presentation does not compromise economic theoretical concepts, but it does complement economic theory with timely, real-world applications. This text is intended to give undergraduate and MBA students a clear perspective of the relationship between market activity and the environment. The text integrates the business perspective in the development of environmental decision-making - a vantage point often overlooked in more conventional treatments. The general approach uses economic analytical tools such as market models, benefit-cost analysis, and risk analysis to assess environmental problems and to evaluate policy solutions.

Table of Contents

MODULE 1: MODELING ENVIRONMENTAL PROBLEMS. 1. The Role of Economics In Environmental Management. 2. Modeling the Market Process: A Review of The Basics. 3. Modeling Market Failure. MODULE 2: MODELING SOLUTIONS TO ENVIRONMENTAL PROBLEMS. 4. Conventional Solutions to Environmental Problems: The Command-And-Control Approach. 5. Economic Solutions to Environmental Problems: The Market Approach. MODULE 3: ANALYTICAL TOOLS FOR ENVIRONMENTAL PLANNING. 6. Environmental Risk Analysis. 7. Assessing Benefits for Environmental Decision Making. 8. Assessing Costs for Environmental Decision Making. 9. Benefit-Cost Analysis in Environmental Decision Making. MODULE 4: THE CASE OF AIR. 10. Defining Air Quality: The Standard-Setting Process. 11. Improving Air Quality: Controlling Mobile Sources. 12. Improving Air Quality: Controlling Stationary Sources. 13. Global Air Quality: Policies for Ozone Depletion and Global Warming. MODULE 5: THE CASE OF WATER. 14. Defining Water Quality: The Standard-Setting Process. 15. Improving Water Quality: Controlling Point and Nonpoint Sources. 16. Protecting Drinking Water: The Safe Drinking Water Act. MODULE 6: THE CASE OF SOLID WASTES AND TOXIC SUBSTANCES. 17. Managing Hazardous Solid Waste and Waste Sites. 18. Managing Municipal Solid Waste. 19. Controlling Pesticides and Toxic Chemicals. MODULE 7: GLOBAL ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT. 20. Sustainable Development: International Trade and International Agreements. 21. Sustainable Approaches: Industrial Ecology and Pollution Prevention.
Release date NZ
August 15th, 2006
Country of Publication
United States
International ed
Product ID

Customer reviews

Nobody has reviewed this product yet. You could be the first!

Write a Review

Marketplace listings

There are no Marketplace listings available for this product currently.
Already own it? Create a free listing and pay just 9% commission when it sells!

Sell Yours Here

Help & options

  • If you think we've made a mistake or omitted details, please send us your feedback. Send Feedback
  • If you have a question or problem with this product, visit our Help section. Get Help
Filed under...

Buy this and earn 815 Banana Points