Alternatives for Environmental Valuation

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Taylor & Francis, Jun 1, 2002 - Business & Economics - 320 pages
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Methods for raising awareness of how human’s value the environment range from monetary valuation through to greater public participation in decisions. In this book a group of international experts explore innovative alternatives which are critically evaluated and compared. Lessons are drawn from both the successes and failures of different approaches. Case studies address a wide variety of cutting edge environmental problems from agro-forestry and wetlands to climate change, biodiversity and genetically modified organisms.

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Michael Getzner is Associate Professor of Economics at the University of Klagenfurt (Austria). His main fields of research include economic policy and public finance, particularly ecological and environmental economics, and energy, regional and cultural economics and policies.

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