Special Issue "Environmental and Resource Economics"

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A special issue of Sustainability (ISSN 2071-1050).

Deadline for manuscript submissions: closed (31 December 2011)

Special Issue Editor

Guest Editor
Prof. Dr. Laura O. Taylor
Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC 27695-8109, USA
Website: http://www4.ncsu.edu/~lotaylor/
E-Mail: laura_taylor@ncsu.edu
Phone: +1 919 513 3761
Fax: +1 919 515 1824
Interests: urban land-use and environmental quality; valuation of natural resources and the environment; experimental economics; non-market valuation

Special Issue Information

Dear Colleagues,

This issue of Sustainability aims to present current theoretical and applied work employing the tools of economics to advance our understanding of sustainable resource management and development.  Although the concepts of “sustainability” and “sustainable development” are somewhat amorphous, the development and analysis of policies designed to improve societal impacts on the environment - while also improving the human condition - are not.  The conceptual and empirical tools of environmental and natural resource economics provide a critical foundation for the formulation of sound policies to manage the overlapping human and environmental systems.

We welcome submissions of theoretical and applied economics papers, as well as critical reviews of the extant literature, which address one or more areas of environmental and natural resource management.   Topical areas for consideration include, but are not limited to, valuation and payments for ecosystem services, biodiversity conservation, renewable and nonrenewable energy markets, water and air resource management, land-use policy, natural resource management, agriculture and economic development, and all aspects of climate change.

Prof. Dr. Laura O. Taylor
Guest Editor

Keywords

  • sustainable development
  • environmental economics
  • natural resource economics
  • ecological economics
  • environmental policy

Published Papers (9 papers)

Sustainability 2012, 4(6), 1329-1353; doi:10.3390/su4061329
Received: 8 May 2012; in revised form: 31 May 2012 / Accepted: 7 June 2012 / Published: 18 June 2012
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Sustainability 2012, 4(4), 430-461; doi:10.3390/su4040430
Received: 5 January 2012; in revised form: 6 March 2012 / Accepted: 13 March 2012 / Published: 23 March 2012
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Sustainability 2012, 4(3), 359-383; doi:10.3390/su4030359
Received: 4 January 2012; in revised form: 25 February 2012 / Accepted: 28 February 2012 / Published: 7 March 2012
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Sustainability 2011, 3(11), 2229-2267; doi:10.3390/su3112229
Received: 24 July 2011; in revised form: 24 September 2011 / Accepted: 8 November 2011 / Published: 17 November 2011
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Sustainability 2011, 3(11), 2182-2199; doi:10.3390/su3112182
Received: 30 September 2011; in revised form: 7 November 2011 / Accepted: 8 November 2011 / Published: 16 November 2011
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Sustainability 2011, 3(10), 1688-1722; doi:10.3390/su3101688
Received: 5 August 2011; Accepted: 7 September 2011 / Published: 30 September 2011
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Sustainability 2011, 3(9), 1593-1615; doi:10.3390/su3091593
Received: 29 April 2011; in revised form: 23 August 2011 / Accepted: 7 September 2011 / Published: 23 September 2011
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Sustainability 2011, 3(9), 1341-1356; doi:10.3390/su3091341
Received: 5 August 2011; in revised form: 21 August 2011 / Accepted: 25 August 2011 / Published: 29 August 2011
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Sustainability 2011, 3(7), 1035-1063; doi:10.3390/su3071035
Received: 3 July 2011; Accepted: 14 July 2011 / Published: 20 July 2011
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Last update: 4 March 2014

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