Edited by Robert Halvorsen and David F. Layton
The topics discussed in the Handbook on the Economics of Natural Resources are essential for those looking to understand how best to use and conserve the resources that form the foundation for human well-being. These include nonrenewable resources, modeling of biological resources, conservation of biological resources and water resources. The expert contributors of this Handbook provide solutions to many of the problems that growing populations now face, and sketch the likely future developments in the field of natural resource economics whilst paving the way for new thinking.
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- Handbook on the Economics of Natural Resources
- Chapter 1: Basic economics of nonrenewable resource use
- Chapter 2: The Hotelling model with multiple demands
- Chapter 3: Empirical evidence on the theory of nonrenewable resource economics
- Chapter 4: The taxation of nonrenewable natural resources
- Chapter 5: Rent taxes and royalties in designing fiscal regimes for nonrenewable resources
- Chapter 6: The political basis of the resource curse
- Chapter 7: Bioeconomics: nature as capital
- Chapter 8: The forest harvesting problem: have we reached the limit of our understanding?
- Chapter 9: Biological resistance
- Chapter 10: Structuring rights and privileges in catch share systems
- Chapter 11: Spatial economics of forest conservation
- Chapter 12: Ecosystem services
- Chapter 13: Conservation prioritization using reserve site selection methods
- Chapter 14: Water economics
- Chapter 15: Water rate policy: prescription and practice
- Chapter 16: Water institutions and the law of one price
- Chapter 17: Water quality and economics: willingness to pay, efficiency, cost-effectiveness, and new research frontiers
- Chapter 18: Transboundary water issues
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