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Title Current issues in the economics of water resource management : theory, applications and policies / edited by Panos Pashardes, Timothy Swanson and Anastasios Xepapadeas
Published Dordrecht ; Boston : Kluwer Academic Publishers, [2002]


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Description x, 232 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Series Economy & environment ; v. 23
Economy and environment ; v.23
Economy & environment ; 23
Economy & environment ; v.23
Contents Machine derived contents note: Acknowledgements. List of Contributors. Part 1: Introduction. Current Issues in the Economics of Water Resource Management: Introduction; P. Pashardes, et al. Part 2: Demand for Water. 2.1. Residential Demand for Water. Estimating Water Demand under Increasing-Block Tariffs Using Aggregate Data and Proportions of users per Block; R. Martn̕ez-Espięira. Long-Run Study of Residential Water Consumption; C. Nauges, A. Thomas. 2.2. Irrigation Water Demand. Evaluating Irrigation Water Demand; C. Bontemps, S. Couture. Hedonic Price Analysis and Selectivity Bias: Water Salinity and Demand for Land; P. Koundouri, P. Pashardes. Part 3: Water Efficiency. 3.1. Measurement of Water Efficiency. Measuring Irrigation Water Efficiency with a Stochastic Production Frontier: An Application to Greek Out-Of-Season Vegetable Cultivation; G. Karagiannis, et al. 3.2. Efficient Use and Management of Water. Strategic Behavior and Efficiency in the Common Property Extraction of Groundwater; S.J. Rubio, B. Casino. Demand-Side Technology Standards under Inefficient Pricing Regimes: Are They Effective Water Conservation Tools in the Long-Run? C. Timmins.Part 4: Water Management Policies. 4.1. Water as Multifaceted Resource ? Horizontal Management Considerations. Joint Quantity/Quality Management of Groundwater; C.R. Palma. Missing Markets and Redundant Reservoirs: Dams as a Consequence of Inefficient Groundwater Management Policies; B. Groom, T. Swanson. 4.2. Water as an Industrial Management Problem ? Vertical Considerations. Regulation of Public Utilities under Asymmetric Information: The Case of Municipal Water Supply in France; S. Garcia, A. Thomas. 4.3. Water Policy and Water Practice ? Second Best. Policy Instruments for Groundwater Management for Agriculture and Nature in the Netherlands; P.J.G.J. Hellegers, E.C. van Ierland
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
Subject Water resources development.
Water-supply -- Economic aspects.
Water quality management -- Economic aspects.
Author Pashardes, Panos.
Xepapadeas, Anastasios.
Swanson, Timothy M.
LC no. 2002071074
ISBN 1402005423 :