Chapter 19. Economics

  1. Dale Jamieson
  1. A. Myrick Freeman III

Published Online: 13 DEC 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470751664.ch19

A Companion to Environmental Philosophy

A Companion to Environmental Philosophy

How to Cite

Freeman, A. M. (2001) Economics, in A Companion to Environmental Philosophy (ed D. Jamieson), Blackwell Publishers Inc., Malden, Massachusetts, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470751664.ch19

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 13 DEC 2007
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2001

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781557869104

Online ISBN: 9780470751664

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Keywords:

  • economics;
  • resources;
  • policy;
  • higher income;
  • valuation

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Some basic economics

  • Benefit-cost analysis and environmental policy

  • Valuing environmental resources

  • Aggregation over time: discounting

  • Using economic incentives for controlling pollution

  • Ecological economics: an alternative paradigm?