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A Typology of Economic Instruments and Methods for Efficient Water Resources Management in Arid and Semi-Arid Regions

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  • Karousakis, Katia
  • Koundouri, Phoebe

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This chapter provides the economic perspective to implementing integrated water resources management and describes the valuation techniques and economic instruments that have been developed and are available to help price water efficiently, and allocate it to it’s highest valued user.

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Paper provided by University Library of Munich, Germany in its series MPRA Paper with number 41909.

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Date of creation: 2006
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Handle: RePEc:pra:mprapa:41909

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Keywords: Efficient; Water reources management; arid; semi-arid;

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  1. Phoebe Koundouri & Panos Pashardes, 2003. "Hedonic Price Analysis and Selectivity Bias," Environmental & Resource Economics, European Association of Environmental and Resource Economists, vol. 26(1), pages 45-56, September.
  2. Carlsson, Fredrik & Frykblom, Peter & Liljenstolpe, Carolina, 2003. "Valuing wetland attributes: an application of choice experiments," Ecological Economics, Elsevier, vol. 47(1), pages 95-103, November.
  3. Panos Pashardes & Phoebe Koundouri & Soteroula Hajispyrou, . "Household demand and welfare: implications of water pricing in Cyprus," DEOS Working Papers 0202, Athens University of Economics and Business.
  4. Koundouri, Phoebe, 2004. "Econometrics Informing Natural Resources Management:Selected Empirical Analyses," MPRA Paper 38234, University Library of Munich, Germany.
  5. Phoebe Koundouri, 2004. "Current Issues in the Economics of Groundwater Resource Management," Journal of Economic Surveys, Wiley Blackwell, vol. 18(5), pages 703-740, December.
  6. David Pearce & Phoebe Koundouri, . "Diffuse Pollution and the Role of Agriculture," DEOS Working Papers 0301, Athens University of Economics and Business.
  7. Provencher Bill & Burt Oscar, 1993. "The Externalities Associated with the Common Property Exploitation of Groundwater," Journal of Environmental Economics and Management, Elsevier, vol. 24(2), pages 139-158, March.
  8. Thobani, Mateen, 1997. "Formal Water Markets: Why, When, and How to Introduce Tradable Water Rights," World Bank Research Observer, World Bank Group, vol. 12(2), pages 161-79, August.
  9. Wendong Tao & Bo Zhou & William Barron & Weimin Yang, 2000. "Tradable Discharge Permit System for Water Pollution: Case of the Upper Nanpan River of China," Environmental & Resource Economics, European Association of Environmental and Resource Economists, vol. 15(1), pages 27-38, January.
  10. Hanley, Nick & Mourato, Susana & Wright, Robert E, 2001. " Choice Modelling Approaches: A Superior Alternative for Environmental Valuation?," Journal of Economic Surveys, Wiley Blackwell, vol. 15(3), pages 435-62, July.
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  1. Phoebe Koundouri & Eva Kougea, . "Air Quality Degradation: Can Economics Help in Measuring its Welfare Effects? A Review of Economic Valuation Studies," DEOS Working Papers 1135, Athens University of Economics and Business.

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