Item description for Economics of the Environment: Theory and Policy by Horst Siebert...
The book interprets nature and the environment as a scarce resource. It offers a theoretical study of the allocation problem and describes different policy approaches to the environmental problem. The entire spectrum of the allocation issue is studied: the use of the environment in a static context, international and trade aspects of environmental allocation, regional dimensions, global environmental media, environmental use over time and under uncertainty. The book incorporates a variety of economic approaches, including neoclassical analysis, the public-goods approach, benefit-cost analysis, property-rights ideas, economic policy and public-finance reasoning, international trade theory, regional science, optimization theory, and risk analysis. The different aspects of environmental allocation are studied in the context of a single model that is used through the book.
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 9.3" Width: 6.2" Height: 1" Weight: 1.4 lbs.
Release Date Feb 13, 2008
ISBN 3540737065 ISBN13 9783540737063
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More About Horst Siebert
Horst Siebert is President Emeritus of the Kiel Institute for World Economics, Steven Muller Professor of Economics at Johns Hopkins University, and Jelle Zijlstra Professorial Fellow at the Netherlands Institute for Advanced Studies. He previously served as a member of the German government's Council of Economic Advisors for twelve years. He is the author of "The World Economy, Economics of the Environment," and the author or editor of numerous other books.
Horst Siebert was born in 1938 and died in 2009 and has an academic affiliation as follows - Kiel Institute of World Economics, Germany.