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A Forward-Backward SDEs Approach to Pricing in Carbon Markets by Jean-Francois Chassagneux, Hinesh Chotai, Mirabelle Muuls A Forward-Backward SDEs Approach to Pricing in Carbon Markets
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In Mathematical Finance, the authors consider a mathematical model for the pricing of emissions permits. The model has particular applicability to the European Union Emissions Trading System (EU ETS) but could also be used to consider the modeling of other...
Format: Paperback - Released: 16/09/2017

The Opportunity of Bioelectricity by Johan (Universiteit Gent, Belgium) Albrecht The Opportunity of Bioelectricity
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All electricity generation technologies have advantages and disadvantages and biomass electricity is no different. The use of biomass in the energy sector is a major opportunity for low-income and emerging economies with large biomass supply potentials. Harvesting biomass is labour-intensive...
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/09/2017

The Good Life Beyond Growth New Perspectives by Hartmut Rosa The Good Life Beyond Growth New Perspectives

Many countries have experienced a decline of economic growth for decades, an effect that was only aggravated by the recent global financial crisis. What if in the 21st century this is no longer an exception, but the general rule? Does...
Format: Hardback - Released: 14/08/2017

The Global Copper Industry Problems and Prospects by Raymond F. Mikesell The Global Copper Industry Problems and Prospects

Originally published in 1988. Copper is one of the most actively traded commodities. It is a crucial commodity for industrialised countries, most of which depend on imports for their supplies. Copper is also the single most important export for many...
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/08/2017

Non-Renewable Resources and Disequilibrium Macrodynamics by Robert Marks Non-Renewable Resources and Disequilibrium Macrodynamics

This study, first published in 1979, continues by examining the question of whether a competitive economy can efficiently allocate a stock of non-renewable natural resources through time. Long-run analyses of competitive economies with such resources have concluded that, without perfect...
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/08/2017

The Welfare Economics of Alternative Renewable Resource Strategies Forested Wetlands and Agricultural Production by Professor Robert N. Stavins The Welfare Economics of Alternative Renewable Resource Strategies Forested Wetlands and Agricultural Production

This study, originally published in 1990, seeks to address several important policy questions associated with the ongoing depletion of forested wetlands. First, in the context of Environmental Impact Statements, should the estimated areas of impact of Federal flood-control and drainage...
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/08/2017

An Analysis of Cartelized Market Structures for Nonrenewable Resources by Robert A. Marshalla An Analysis of Cartelized Market Structures for Nonrenewable Resources

Originally published in 1979. While the theory of non-renewable resources under competitive and monopolistic market regimes have been relatively well developed, almost no attention has been given to the development of a theoretical framework for analysis of the spectrum of...
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/08/2017

Natural Resources Allocation, Economics and Policy by Judith Rees Natural Resources Allocation, Economics and Policy

In this book, first published in 1990, Judith Rees considers the spatial distribution of resource availability, development and consumption, and the distribution of resource-generated wealth and welfare. Showing that there are no simple answers, she analyses the complex interactions between...
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/08/2017

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A Guide to Energy Forecasting by Graham Duxbury A Guide to Energy Forecasting

This book explores the purposes, methodologies, modelling techniques and weaknesses in energy forecasting. It provides a rare appraisal of what is generally known as the `end use sector' approach to global demand forecasting.
Format: Paperback - Released: 28/09/2017

Financial Management for Local Government by Kay Spearman Financial Management for Local Government

This series is designed to cover all aspects of sound financial management for local governments in developed and developing countries and economies in transition. Concepts of good governance, transparency and accountability are woven into the text of every chapter, and...
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/09/2017

The Geographies of Alternative Economies Beyond Greening by Christian (University of Luxembourg, Luxembourg) Schulz, Julia (University of Hull, UK) Affolderbach, Robert (Worceste Krueger The Geographies of Alternative Economies Beyond Greening
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Format: Hardback - Released: 01/10/2017

Physical Limits to Economic Growth Perspectives of Economic, Social, and Complexity Science by Angelo (Politecnico di Torino, Italy) Tartaglia Physical Limits to Economic Growth Perspectives of Economic, Social, and Complexity Science
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Format: Hardback - Released: 08/10/2017

Elinor Ostrom's Rules for Radicals Cooperative Alternatives beyond Markets and States by Derek Wall Elinor Ostrom's Rules for Radicals Cooperative Alternatives beyond Markets and States

An introduction to the groundbreaking ideas of the first woman to win the Nobel Prize for Economics
Format: Paperback - Released: 15/10/2017

Resource Constraints and Global Growth Evidence from the Financial Sector by Efundem Agboraw, Aled Jones Resource Constraints and Global Growth Evidence from the Financial Sector
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With substantial risks arising from resource constraints on global growth, serious questions are being posed about how a scarcity of finite resources may impact global social and political fragility.
Format: Hardback - Released: 17/10/2017

Optimal Economic Growth with Exhaustible Resources by Prem C. Garg Optimal Economic Growth with Exhaustible Resources

Originally published in 1979. For decades conservationists have argued that increasing population will eventually out-strip the limited natural resources of the earth. Economists have responded by saying that any resource scarcity will be forestalled by changes in tastes and technology,...
Format: Hardback - Released: 23/10/2017

Environmental Policy and Industrial Innovation Strategies in Europe, the USA and Japan by David Wallace Environmental Policy and Industrial Innovation Strategies in Europe, the USA and Japan

This book, originally published in 1995, examines the evolution of environmental policy in 6 OECD countries. Through numerous examples, it contrasts the widely-varying political and regulatory styles and their consequences for innovation. Two industry-specific case studies provide a transnational perspective...
Format: Hardback - Released: 23/10/2017

Pollution Control and the Pattern of Trade Germany and the United States by Sezai Demiral Pollution Control and the Pattern of Trade Germany and the United States

This title, first published in 1990, is intended to assess the impact of national environmental control policies on international trade and competitiveness in general, and, in particular, the impact of differential environmental control policies on the international trade and competiveness...
Format: Hardback - Released: 23/10/2017

The World Mining Industry Investment Strategy and Public Policy by Raymond F. Mikesell, John W. Whitney The World Mining Industry Investment Strategy and Public Policy
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Originally published in 1987. A powerful combination of the authors' research and practical experience underpin this book's treatment of management and financial strategy in the world mining industry. In contrast with highly theoretical economic treatises on the extractive industries, this...
Format: Hardback - Released: 23/10/2017

Post-growth Economics and Society Exploring the Paths of a Social and Ecological Transition by Isabelle (University of Louvain, Belgium) Cassiers Post-growth Economics and Society Exploring the Paths of a Social and Ecological Transition
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We stand on the threshold of a post-growth world - one in which the relentless pursuit of economic growth has ceased to constitute a credible societal project. The symptoms that mark the end of an era are clear and incontrovertible:...
Format: Hardback - Released: 26/10/2017

Economics of Dryland Management by John A. Dixon, Paul B. Sherman, David E. James Economics of Dryland Management
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We have always had land in which the agricultural productivity is limited because there is not enough moisture. Systems of farming and burning often degrade dryland further until it is desert. Today, however, the problem is becoming much more serious....
Format: Paperback - Released: 31/10/2017

Space Resource Utilization: A View from an Emerging Space Faring Nation by Annette Froehlich Space Resource Utilization: A View from an Emerging Space Faring Nation

The book speaks to the need for a regulatory framework with regards to space resource utilization. In doing so, significant elements of the subject matter have been explored, taking into account the different phases of a space mission and the...
Format: Hardback - Released: 14/11/2017

Feminist Political Ecology and the Economics of Care by Christine Bauhardt Feminist Political Ecology and the Economics of Care


Format: Hardback - Released: 22/11/2017

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The Business of Greening by Stephen Fineman The Business of Greening

The Business of Greening, first published in 2000, debates the relationship between business and greening, and the future form this relationship could take. The book gives voice to industrial actors - employees, employers, managers, technical specialists, regulators - in the...
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/08/2017

Scarcity and Modernity by Nicholas (University of Massachusetts, Amherst, USA) Xenos Scarcity and Modernity
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Originally published in 1989. In this book Nicholas Xenos argues that the assumption that scarcity is a universal human condition is far from universal but rather a product of western influence. Informed by the work of Baudrillard, Bourdieu, Girard, and...
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/08/2017

Economics and Land Use Planning by A. J. Harrison Economics and Land Use Planning

The aim of this book, first published in 1977, is to use the tools developed by modern microeconomics to provide a framework for the analysis of policies towards the allocation of land and the control of activities using land. The...
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/08/2017

Pollution Economy and Environment by Peter A. Victor Pollution Economy and Environment

This study, originally published in 1972, examines the connections between human society and the rest of the universe that are attributable to economic activity. These include the inputs from the environment to industry, such as oxygen, used in the combustion...
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/08/2017

Economic Theories of Exhaustible Resources by T. J. C. Robinson Economic Theories of Exhaustible Resources

Originally published in 1989. Professor Robinson begins by examining natural resource classification and the nature of return in mining, giving particular emphasis to different sources of long-run price changes in mining and their relevance for user cost and the economic...
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/08/2017

Economics for Environmental Studies A Strategic Guide to Micro- and Macroeconomics by Alfred Endres, Volker Radke Economics for Environmental Studies A Strategic Guide to Micro- and Macroeconomics
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This textbook provides a concise introduction to micro- and macroeconomics and demonstrates how economic tools and approaches can be used to analyze environmental issues. Written in an accessible style without compromising depth of the analysis, central issues in the public...
Format: Hardback - Released: 22/07/2017

The North the South and the Environment by Vinit Bhaskar The North the South and the Environment

The essays in this study contribute to an analysis of the prospects for the world's economy in the face of environmental constraints. The contributors examine the implications of development in both northern and southern hemispheres, and the extreme differences between...
Format: Hardback - Released: 18/07/2017

Globalization of Low-Carbon Technologies The Impact of the Paris Agreement by Venkatachalam Anbumozhi Globalization of Low-Carbon Technologies The Impact of the Paris Agreement

This book explores the opportunities and barriers within the Intended Nationally Determined Contributions (INDC) framework of the Paris Agreement for low-carbon technology diffusion. Further, it proposes appropriate and feasible mechanisms required at local, national and regional levels to achieve the...
Format: Hardback - Released: 17/07/2017

Globalisation of Water: Opportunities and Threats of Virtual Water Trade PhD: UNESCO-IHE Institute, Delft by A.K. Chapagain Globalisation of Water: Opportunities and Threats of Virtual Water Trade PhD: UNESCO-IHE Institute, Delft

The river basin is no longer the appropriate spatial unit for analysing water problems. With increasing trade between nations and continents, water is more and more often used to produce goods that are exported. This book analyses this issue for...
Format: Hardback - Released: 03/07/2017

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