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Valuing the Environment in Developing Countries

Valuing the Environment in Developing Countries

Case Studies

Edited by David Pearce, Corin Pearce and Charles Palmer

In this book, the first of two volumes, the authors provide detailed case studies of valuation techniques that have been used in developing countries. They demonstrate that valuation works and that it can yield significant insights into policy-relevant issues regarding conservation and economic development. The authors address a whole range of environmental issues under the broad themes of water and air quality, biological diversity and forest functions. The economic approaches covered include contingent valuation, hedonic property prices, travel cost methodologies and benefits transfer.

Front Matter

Edited by David Pearce, Corin Pearce and Charles Palmer

Subjects: development studies, development economics, economics and finance, development economics, environmental economics, valuation, environment, environmental economics, valuation

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