Princeton University Library Catalog

The handbook of water economics : principles and practice / Colin Green.

Author:
Green, Colin H. [Browse]
Format:
Book
Language:
English
Published/​Created:
Hoboken, N.J. : Wiley, 2003.
Description:
vi, 443 p. : ill. ; 26 cm.
Summary note:
"This book is suitable for MSc students taking environmental economics modules in Departments of Environmental Management, Geography and Engineering, and researchers in Hydrology. This book will be a useful resource for professionals and policy makers in water companies, water authorities, NGO's, government agencies and international agencies."--BOOK JACKET.
Bibliographic references:
Includes bibliographical references (p. [381]-432) and index.
Contents:
Ch. 1. Introduction -- Ch. 2. What is Economics? -- Ch. 3. The Nature of the Economy -- Ch. 4. How Do We Choose? -- Ch. 5. Dimensions of Choice -- Ch. 6. Choosing What? -- Ch. 7. Costs -- Ch. 8. Social Relations -- Ch. 9. What is a Better Decision? -- Ch. 10. Institutions for Managing Resources -- Ch. 11. Implementing Decisions: Inducing Change -- Ch. 12. Turning Theory into Practice -- Ch. 13. Project Appraisal -- Ch. 14. Capturing Water for Human Use: General Issues -- Ch. 15. Demand Management -- Ch. 16. Sanitation -- Ch. 17. Water for Food -- Ch. 18. Flood Management -- Ch. 19. Hydropower -- Ch. 20. Navigation -- Ch. 21. Environment -- Ch. 22. Information -- Ch. 23. Implementing Integrated Catchment Management.
Subject(s):
Water resources development [Browse]
ISBN:
0471985716 (alk. paper)
LCCN:
2002191057
OCLC:
50906299
RCP:
C - S