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Frontiers in Water Resource Economics

  • Renan-Ulrich Goetz
  • Dolors Berga

Part of the Natural Resource Management and Policy book series (NRMP, volume 29)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xxi
  2. Ariel Dinar, Stefano Moretti, Fioravante Patrone, Stefano Zara
    Pages 1-20
  3. Jean-Jacques Laffont, François Salanié
    Pages 21-41
  4. Javier Calatrava Leyva, Alberto Garrido
    Pages 43-67
  5. Georgina Moreno, David Sunding
    Pages 89-107
  6. Nicholas Brozović, David Sunding, David Zilberman
    Pages 109-135
  7. Renan Goetz, Dolors Berga, Àngels Xabadia
    Pages 137-152
  8. Madhu Khanna, Richard Farnsworth
    Pages 199-224
  9. David Zilberman, Daniel Cohen-Vogel, Jeanne Reeves
    Pages 255-275

About this book

Introduction

This edited volume focuses on recent methodological advanced within the field of water resource economics and shows how these advances can be applied to the economics of water issues. It identifies five areas of particular importance -- asymmetric information and game theory, uncertainty, space, water quality, and production and technology adoption. Individual chapters address issues such as allocation of water and water as a pubic good; the influence of weather variability, network failures, and input price risk; the impact of heterogeneity of the land on water use efficiency; quality of water and pollution, and the potential substitutions between capital and water via new technologies.

Keywords

Conservation Water Resources game theory pollution production resource economics water management

Editors and affiliations

  • Renan-Ulrich Goetz
    • 1
  • Dolors Berga
    • 1
  1. 1.University of GironaItaly

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/0-387-30056-2
  • Copyright Information Springer Science+Business Media, Inc. 2006
  • Publisher Name Springer, Boston, MA
  • eBook Packages Business and Economics
  • Print ISBN 978-0-387-30055-9
  • Online ISBN 978-0-387-30056-6
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