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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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  • Karousakis, Katia & Koundouri, Phoebe, 2006. "A Typology of Economic Instruments and Methods for Efficient Water Resources Management in Arid and Semi-Arid Regions," MPRA Paper 41909, University Library of Munich, Germany.
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    1. Eva Kougea & Phoebe Koundouri, "undated". "Air Quality Degradation: Can economics help in measuring its welfare effects? A Review of Economic Valuation Studies," DEOS Working Papers 1129, Athens University of Economics and Business.

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    Keywords

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

    JEL classification:

    • P28 - Economic Systems - - Socialist Systems and Transition Economies - - - Natural Resources; Environment
    • Q2 - Agricultural and Natural Resource Economics; Environmental and Ecological Economics - - Renewable Resources and Conservation

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