Economic Valuation and Environmental Toxicology
Edited by Clive L. Spash and Sandra McNally
Economists are concerned by a wide range of environmental impacts from pollutants, as they affect human welfare and not just human health. This insightful book demonstrates how economic analysis can contribute to decision making in environmental policy and discusses the theoretical limitations of economic valuation.
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- Managing Pollution Economic Valuation and Environmental Toxicology
- Chapter 1: Evaluating the impacts of pollution: an introduction and overview
- Chapter 2: Environmental toxicology and health risk assessment in the United States: economic and policy issues
- Chapter 3: Calculating morbidity benefits from reducing air pollution: a Spanish case study
- Chapter 4: Air pollution and agricultural crop damage: can Europe learn from the United States?
- Chapter 5: Monetary valuation of the toxic impacts due to acidic deposition in Scotland
- Chapter 6: Linking physical and economic indicators of environmental damages: acidic deposition in Norway
- Chapter 7: Prioritizing toxic chemical clean-up in Hungary using monetary valuation
- Chapter 8: Combining life cycle assessment and multicriteria evaluation: comparing waste management options in Spain
- Chapter 9: Cost-effectiveness analysis for nitrate pollution control in the European Union
- Chapter 10: Pesticide policy design and decision making in the United Kingdom: information, indicators and incentives
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