Valuation for Sustainable Development: Methods and Policy Indicators
Sylvie Faucheux, Martin O'Connor
E. Elgar, Jan 1, 1998 - Business & Economics - 326 pages
'The book is a useful review of the current literature on sustainable developments. . . It certainly would be useful as a reference and some chapters will be of interest to those wishing to develop models in this area. In conclusion, it is refreshing to have work of this nature presented in a book format which is readily accessible.' - Caroline Saunders, Journal of Environmental Planning and Management 'This book will interest academics in ecological and environmental economics, and policymakers and planners in industry.' - Euroabstracts This important new book develops an ecological-economics perspective on sustainability at the regional, national and international level. It explores prospects for sustainable development using methods firmly grounded in empirical reality, as well as emphasizing scientific, economic and socio-political concerns.
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achieving aggregate analysis approach assumptions basis biodiversity Bretagne C3ED capital stock cent Chapter choice constraints criteria critical natural capital decision decisionmaking defined depletion dynamic ecological economics ecological indicators economic activity economic and ecological economic system ecosystem efficiency embodied energy energy forms energy requirements energy resources energy-based enthalpy entropy environment environmental functions environmental pressures estimate evaluation example Faucheux Figure final consumption fossil fuels fuzzy relations gNNP growth Hartwick's Rule human important income inputs intertemporal irreversible labour manufactured capital MCDA measures multicriteria natural capital natural resources norms nuclear numeraire O'Connor obtained opportunity costs output perspective physical pollutant emissions possible potential primary energy problem PVU-max quantify relative renewable scenario scientific sector SEESM SNI(i social solar specific standard structure subgoals substitution sustainability tree sustainable development sustainable national income technological theory thermodynamic timepath trade-offs transformation types valuation waste welfare