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Valuing the environment in developing countries : case studies / [edited by] David Pearce, Corin Pearce and Charles Palmer.

Contributor(s): Pearce, David [editor] | Pearce, Corin [editor] | Palmer, Charles [editor].
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Cheltenham : Edward Elgar, c2002Description: xii, 585 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.ISBN: 9781840641486.Subject(s): Environmental policy -- Developing countries -- Cost effectiveness -- Case studies | Natural resources -- Valuation -- Developing countries -- Case studies | Environmental quality -- Developing countries -- Case studies | Environmental impact analysis -- Economic aspects -- Developing countries -- Case studies | Economic development projects -- Developing countries -- Cost effectiveness -- Case studiesDDC classification: 363.7056091724
Contents:
1. Introduction -- Part I. Air quality, water supply, and water quality -- 2. Quantifying and valuing life expectancy changes due to air pollution in developing countries -- 3. Valuing river water quality in China -- 4. Valuing improvements to sanitation in Malaysia -- 5. Valuing dryland water supply in Zimbabwe -- 6. Willingness to pay for improved water quality in Kathmandu -- Part II. Valuing biological diversity -- 7. Conflicts in conservation: the many values of the black rhinoceros -- 8. Optimal ecotourism: the economic value of the giant panda in China -- 9. Valuing visits to game parks in South Africa -- 10. The economic returns to wildlife management in southern Africa -- 11. The economic value of pollution damage in the Pantanal -- 12. Valuing a marine park in Malaysia -- Part III. Valuing forest functions -- 13. Tropical forest values in Mexico -- 14. Can carbon trading reduce deforestation by slash-and-burn farmers? -- 15. Using an income accounting framework to value non-timber forest products -- 16. The economic value of Mount Cameroon: alternative land use options -- 17. Is sustainable forestry economically possible? -- 18. Economic analysis of alternative mangrove management strategies in Cambodia -- 19. Economic analysis of tropical forest land use options in Cambodia -- Index.
Summary: Aimed at undergraduate and postgraduate students of economics, this book provides detailed case studies of valuation techniques that have been used in developing countries.
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Includes index.

1. Introduction --
Part I. Air quality, water supply, and water quality --
2. Quantifying and valuing life expectancy changes due to air pollution in developing countries --
3. Valuing river water quality in China --
4. Valuing improvements to sanitation in Malaysia --
5. Valuing dryland water supply in Zimbabwe --
6. Willingness to pay for improved water quality in Kathmandu --

Part II. Valuing biological diversity --
7. Conflicts in conservation: the many values of the black rhinoceros --
8. Optimal ecotourism: the economic value of the giant panda in China --
9. Valuing visits to game parks in South Africa --
10. The economic returns to wildlife management in southern Africa --
11. The economic value of pollution damage in the Pantanal --
12. Valuing a marine park in Malaysia --

Part III. Valuing forest functions --
13. Tropical forest values in Mexico --
14. Can carbon trading reduce deforestation by slash-and-burn farmers? --
15. Using an income accounting framework to value non-timber forest products --
16. The economic value of Mount Cameroon: alternative land use options --
17. Is sustainable forestry economically possible? --
18. Economic analysis of alternative mangrove management strategies in Cambodia --
19. Economic analysis of tropical forest land use options in Cambodia --
Index.

Aimed at undergraduate and postgraduate students of economics, this book provides detailed case studies of valuation techniques that have been used in developing countries.

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