Economics and Ecosystems: Efficiency, Sustainability and Equity in Ecosystem Management

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Edward Elgar Publishing, Jan 1, 2010 - Science - 224 pages
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A central issue in economics is the optimal allocation of scarce resources. Is efficient allocation indeed optimal and does it lead to sustainable solutions? Lars Hein contributes to this discussion at the interface of ecology and economics, and provides
 

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Contents

1 Introduction
1
2 Ecologicaleconomic concepts
5
3 A quantitative ecologicaleconomic assessment approach
48
4 Modelling the efficiency and sustainability of forest management
80
eutrophication control in the De Wieden wetland the Netherlands
102
rangeland management in the Ferlo Senegal
132
7 Applying the framework in support of environmental management
149
References
168
Index
199
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