9781478627807-1478627808-Natural Resource Economics: An Introduction, Third Edition

Natural Resource Economics: An Introduction, Third Edition

ISBN-13: 9781478627807
ISBN-10: 1478627808
Edition: 3
Author: Barry C. Field
Publication date: 2015
Publisher: Waveland Press, Inc.
Format: Paperback 444 pages
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ISBN-13: 9781478627807
ISBN-10: 1478627808
Edition: 3
Author: Barry C. Field
Publication date: 2015
Publisher: Waveland Press, Inc.
Format: Paperback 444 pages

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Acknowledged authors Barry C. Field wrote Natural Resource Economics: An Introduction, Third Edition comprising 444 pages back in 2015. Textbook and eTextbook are published under ISBN 1478627808 and 9781478627807. Since then Natural Resource Economics: An Introduction, Third Edition textbook was available to sell back to BooksRun online for the top buyback price of $ 26.14 or rent at the marketplace.

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Decisions about the conservation and use of natural resources are made every day by individuals, communities, and nations. The latest edition of Field's acclaimed text highlights the incentives and trade-offs embedded in such decisions, providing a lucid introduction to natural resource issues using the analytical framework of economics.

Employing a logical structure and easy-to-understand descriptions, Field covers fundamental economic principles and their general application to natural resource use. These principles are further developed in chapters devoted to specific resources. Moreover, this up-to-date volume addresses the challenge of achieving socially beneficial utilization rates in the twenty-first century amid continuing population growth, urbanization, and global climate change.

Topics new to the Third Edition include:

• implications of climate change on resources

• fracking

• energy intensity and the energy efficiency gap

• reducing fossil energy

• forests and carbon

• international water issues

• globalization and trade in natural resources

Not-for-sale instructor's resource materials available online to college and university faculty only; contact publisher directly.

Also by Barry C. Field and available from Waveland Press: Environmental Policy: An Introduction (ISBN 9781577664284).

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