Field, B. C., & Field, M. K. (). Environmental economics: an introduction. McGraw-Hill series (Economics). Page 2. Page 3. Page 4. Page 5. Page 6. Page 7. Barry Field’ s Environmental Economics, 3e, examines all the facets of the connection between environmental quality and the economic behavior of individuals. Environmental Economics, Third Canadian Edition. by Field, Barry C.; Olewiler, Nancy D. Book condition: Very Good. Book Description. Toronto, ON, Canada.

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Environmental Economics, Third Canadian Edition

Updates of Canadian environmental data and policies can be found in the introductory chapters, as examples in Section 4, and throughout Section 5. Retained Features Canadian Perspective.

Description Table of Contents Features Environmental Economics provides students with an introduction to basic principles of environmental economics. Visual Graphs are enhanced with detailed captions. Improved linking between chapters via in-text references from one chapter to another allow students and instructors to move between theoretical concepts and application. Updated Canadian environmental data and policies.

More examples of policy in action occur in the theory chapters of Section 4.

Internet Explorer Firefox Chrome. Environmental Economics provides an introduction to basic principles of environmental economics highlighting Canadian issues, data, and policies. It is about the way human decisions affect the quality of the environment; about how human values and institutions shape our demands for improvement in the quality; and, most especially, about how to design effective public policies to bring about these improvements.


Canadian case studies bring the real world into the text. These provide illustrations of how economic principles can be applied to environmental issues, and contain thought provoking questions for discussion, assignments, and research papers. Field Connect is available for students to purchase separately, or available as an option to package with the print text.

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Connect includes the Connect eBook a digital version of the Field text and study resources for students, as well as teaching resources for instructors, all in one convenient location. All theoretical models have verbal, graphical, and algebraic solutions to show the different ways to analyze environmental problems.

The Fourth Canadian Edition contains current content and policies relevant to the Canadian experience. The emphasis is on links between theory and policy, with more Canadian examples.

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Please check your settings if you are already using one of thse. Worked examples are provided in most chapters to improve understanding of theoretical economifs and to show how to solve problems. Notable changes from the third edition include greater emphasis in Section 1 on greenhouse gas emissions, air pollution from transportation, and Canada’s environmental performance compared to other countries.


Data on environmental indicators is provided to not only provide a snapshot of the state of the environment, but also to facilitate discussion. Example boxes are used throughout the book to highlight key theoretical and policy issues such as how benefit?

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Specific functional economiccs are used so that calculations are transparent and easy to follow. New material is added to update environmental policy, especially policies to mitigate the emissions of greenhouse gases and the use of economic instruments such as carbon taxes and emission trading.

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