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Dynamic and stochastic analysis of environmental and natural resources

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  • Tsur, Yacov
  • Zemel, Amos
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    Uncertainty enters the dynamic tradeoffs of environmental and natural resource management in a variety of ways and forms. In this chapter we review the various sources of uncertainty, the methodologies developed to account for them and implications regarding management of environmental and natural resources.

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    Paper provided by Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Department of Agricultural Economics and Management in its series Discussion Papers with number 120017.

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    Date of creation: 2012
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    Keywords: resource management; environmental policy; uncertainty; catastrophic events; irreversibility.; Environmental Economics and Policy; Resource /Energy Economics and Policy; Risk and Uncertainty;

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