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Economics and the Global Environment

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  • Pearson,Charles S.
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    Economics and the Global Environment is a path-breaking, comprehensive analysis of how economic and environmental systems mesh in the international context. The book investigates if and how environmental resources, such as global climate, genetic diversity, and transboundary pollution can be managed in an international system of sovereign states without a Global Environment Protection Agency. It also considers traditional international economics - theory and policy - and explores how they can be expanded to accommodate environmental values. Until recently, trade theory and trade policy neglected pollution and environmental degradation. This situation has changed dramatically, and the controversial and corrosive issues of trade and the environment are here given careful analysis. These topics are enriched by a concise presentation of the principles of environmental economics, and a thoughtful treatment of sustainable development. The book will appeal to students and practitioners of trade and development, as well as the environmental community.

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    This book is provided by Cambridge University Press in its series Cambridge Books with number 9780521779883 and published in 2000.

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    Cited by:
    1. Aparna Sawhney, 2004. "WTO-Related matters in trade and environment: Relationship between WTO Rules and meas," Indian Council for Research on International Economic Relations, New Delhi Working Papers 133, Indian Council for Research on International Economic Relations, New Delhi, India.
    2. Budy Resosudarmo & Arief Anshory Yusuf & Ditya A. Nurdianto, 2012. "Preliminary Analysis of REDD on Indonesian's Economy," Working Papers in Economics and Development Studies (WoPEDS) 201204, Department of Economics, Padjadjaran University, revised Dec 2012.
    3. Dean, Judith M. & Lovely, Mary E. & Wang, Hua, 2005. "Are foreign investors attracted to weak environmental regulations? Evaluating the evidence from China," Policy Research Working Paper Series 3505, The World Bank.

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