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  1. The Valuation of Social Cost (Routledge Revivals)

    By David W. Pearce

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    First published in 1978, The Valuation of Social Cost is concerned both with the idea, and with the practical problems, of placing monetary values on ‘intangible’, non-marketed goods, such as pollution, noise nuisance, personal injury, or the loss of home, neighbours or recreational benefit. A...

    Published November 13th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Elephants, Economics and Ivory

    By Edward B. Barbier, Joanne C. Burgess, Timothy M. Swanson, David W. Pearce

    Series: Environmental and Resource Economics Set

    Ivory is big business, and in some parts of Africa elephants have been hunted almost to extinction in the quest for it. The losses to African economies have been catastrophic. Now there is an international ban on the trade and conservation is. the principal goal. This should be a matter for...

    Published March 1st 2013 by Routledge

  3. Acid Rain in Europe

    Counting the cost

    Edited by Helen Apsimon, David Pearce, Ece Ozdemiroglu

    The environmental impacts of acid rain: on human health, on buildings and materials, on forests, freshwaters, crops and biodiversity and on global warming have been well-documented. Less is known about the extent and economic costs of these impacts. This book describes the first major...

    Published October 1st 2009 by Routledge

  4. Valuing the Environment

    Six case studies

    Edited by Jean-Phillipe Barde, David W. Pearce

    The 'Pearce Report', Blueprint for a Green Economy, puts the role which monetary evaluation of environmental costs and benefit. can play firmly into the public eye. This book goes further and looks at six countries where such evaluation techniques are applied and at the obstacles to their further...

    Published October 1st 2009 by Routledge

  5. Blueprint Series

    By David Pearce

    The Blueprint series, published in association with the Centre for Social and Economic Research on the Global Environment (CSERGE), addresses the key issues in environmental economics. Launched in 1989 with the seminal Blueprint for a Green Economy, the books have proved useful to policy makers and...

    Published April 1st 2000 by Routledge

  6. Sustainable Development

    Economics and Environment in the Third World

    By David Pearce, Edward Barbier, Anil Markandya

    Blueprint for a Green Economy put the economics of the environment onto the public agenda. Its authors have now widened the issue by applying the principles of their earlier, ground-breaking work to the tangled issue of sustainable Third World development. They offer a definition of sustainable...

    Published March 1st 2000 by Routledge

  7. Blueprint 6

    For a Sustainable Economy

    By David Pearce, Edward B. Barbier

    Series: Blueprint Series

    Ten years ago, Blueprint for a Green Economy made front-page news. Its central message, that environmental problems have their roots in economic 'failures', served to change the direction of environmental policy. The goal of sustainable development was seen to be illusory unless an economic...

    Published February 1st 2000 by Routledge

  8. Blueprint 5

    True Costs of Road Transport

    By Olof Johansson, David Pearce, David Maddison

    Series: Blueprint Series

    Evidence has come to light regarding the impact of benzene emissions from road transport, the incidence of asthmatic attacks and the possible toll of particulate matter from diesel engines on human health. This book examines the issues and argues that, without a fundamental change in policy, it is...

    Published January 1st 1996 by Routledge

  9. The Economic Value of Biodiversity

    By David Pearce, Dominic Moran

    Biodiversity loss is one of the major resource problems facing the world, and the policy options available are restricted by inappropriate economic tools which fail to capture the value of species and their variety. This study describes in non-technical terms how cost-benefit analysis techniques...

    Published October 1st 1994 by Routledge

  10. Blueprint 3

    Measuring Sustainable Development

    By David Pearce

    Series: Blueprint Series

    Blueprint 3 is the direct sequel to the ground-breaking Blueprint for a Green Economy. Taking the argument much further, David Pearce and his colleagues show how progress towards sustainability in the UK can be measured. They set out the conditions for sustainable development and the measures of...

    Published January 1st 1994 by Routledge

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