Special Issue "Advances in Environmental Economics"

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A special issue of International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health (ISSN 1660-4601).

Deadline for manuscript submissions: closed (31 December 2010)

Special Issue Editor

Guest Editor
Dr. Alan Carlin
1 Consultant, environmental economics, 9200 Leamington Court, Fairfax, VA 22031, USA
2 US Environmental Protection Agency, National Center for Environmental Economics, Washington, DC, USA
E-Mail: carlineconomics@gmail.com
Interests: Environmental economics research and policy; environmental science; economics and science of global climate change control; development economics; energy economics and science; transportation economics; project evaluation and cost-benefit analysis

Special Issue Information

Dear Colleagues,

Environmental economics developed into a separate specialty primarily as a result of the rapid growth of the environmental movement and governmental responses to it starting in the late 1960s and early 1970s. It drew on neoclassical economic theory and applied it to the analysis of environmental policy issues and governmental proposals to respond to them. It has advanced primarily on the basis of its relevance to increasing interest in environmental public policy issues and of its strong foundations in neoclassical economics. This special issue will endeavor to continue this successful approach by publishing research that has relevance to environmental policy issues of current and likely future interest using a neoclassical approach. This embraces empirical applications, methods development, and theoretical research. For example, development of new or improved benefit measurement techniques to determine the economic benefits of pollution control has such relevance if the techniques appear likely to be useful in measuring the economic benefits of proposed environmental control measures now in place or likely to be put in place in the future.

The special issue is open to any subject in environmental economics as long as it meets the characteristics described above. The listed keywords suggest just a few of the many possibilities.

Alan Carlin, Phd
Guest Editor

Keywords

  • environmental economics
  • environmental policy
  • stated preference
  • revealed preference
  • cost of damages avoided
  • benefit-cost analysis
  • cost-effectiveness
  • economic incentives
  • economic distribution and equity

Published Papers (4 papers)

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Int. J. Environ. Res. Public Health 2010, 7(10), 3561-3578; doi:10.3390/ijerph7103561
Received: 20 August 2010; in revised form: 25 September 2010 / Accepted: 29 September 2010 / Published: 11 October 2010
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by , ,  and
Int. J. Environ. Res. Public Health 2011, 8(3), 913-930; doi:10.3390/ijerph8030913
Received: 17 February 2011; in revised form: 18 March 2011 / Accepted: 21 March 2011 / Published: 23 March 2011
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Int. J. Environ. Res. Public Health 2011, 8(4), 985-1031; doi:10.3390/ijerph8040985
Received: 4 January 2011; in revised form: 17 March 2011 / Accepted: 21 March 2011 / Published: 1 April 2011
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by ,  and
Int. J. Environ. Res. Public Health 2011, 8(4), 1222-1243; doi:10.3390/ijerph8041222
Received: 10 March 2011; in revised form: 12 April 2011 / Accepted: 13 April 2011 / Published: 18 April 2011
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Last update: 25 February 2014

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