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Environmental and resource economics: A Canadian retrospective

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  • Brian R. Copeland
  • M. Scott Taylor

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The paper reviews research contributions to environmental and resource economics by scholars in Canada. We focus mainly on work from the past 25 years but also highlight earlier pathbreaking work. We begin by looking at broad trends in research both internationally and within Canada. We then review Canadian contributions to various topics in the field. Canadians have played a leading role in the development of the field, especially in resource economics, international environmental economics and the valuation of environmental amenities.

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  • Brian R. Copeland & M. Scott Taylor, 2017. "Environmental and resource economics: A Canadian retrospective," Canadian Journal of Economics, Canadian Economics Association, vol. 50(5), pages 1381-1413, December.
  • Handle: RePEc:cje:issued:v:50:y:2017:i:5:p:1381-1413
    DOI: 10.1111/caje.12302
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