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Marine and Coastal Ecosystem Valuation, Institutions, and Policy in Southeast Asia (Hardcover)

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This book is a compendium of case studies illustrating how economic tools and techniques can be used to address a wide range of problems in the management and conservation of marine and coastal ecosystems in a developing country context. The studies, which were conducted with support from the Economy and Environment Program for Southeast Asia (EEPSEA), cover topics such as the mobilization of conservation finance from beneficiaries of marine and coastal ecosystem services; quantification of ecosystem damages and their impact on dependents of ecosystem resources and services; determination of the best package of policy reforms that price pollution; how to determine the best package of policy reforms that price pollution and regulate economic activities generating pollution with the goal of restoring coastal and marine resources; and deriving the appropriate institutional arrangement to achieve sustainable management of fisheries and coastal resources. Studies in the book also provide general guidelines for conducting economic appraisals. The book is essential reading for teachers, researchers, students and practitioners in fishery economics, economic development, ecosystem management, and key issues facing policymakers in the Southeast Asian region.
Genre: Business + Money Management, Political Science
Sub-Genre: Development / General, Public Policy / Economic Policy, Economics / General
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Springer Verlag
Language: English
Street Date: February 10, 2016
TCIN: 50993288
UPC: 9789811001390
Item Number (DPCI): 248-14-0116

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