Stock Image
International Edition

Stock Image

Amenity Value of the Global Climate

David Maddison

0 ratings by Goodreads
ISBN 10: 185383677X / ISBN 13: 9781853836770
New Condition: New Soft cover
From Nick Book House (Fresno, CA, U.S.A.)

AbeBooks Seller Since September 18, 2013

Quantity Available: 5

Buy New
List Price: US$ 47.95
Price: US$ 16.22 Convert Currency
Shipping: US$ 3.99 Within U.S.A. Destination, rates & speeds
Add to basket

30 Day Return Policy

About this Item

New, Softcover International Edition, Printed in Black and White, Different ISBN, Same Content As US edition, Book Cover may be Different, in English Language. Bookseller Inventory # 31227

Ask Seller a Question

Bibliographic Details

Title: Amenity Value of the Global Climate

Binding: Paperback

Book Condition:New

Edition: International Edition

About this title

Synopsis:

This book develops and applies a far-reaching account of the economic value of climate, derived from its 'amenity value', or, the benefits which a particular climate provides to the people of that region or country. As climate change moves higher on the economic and policy agendas, reliable measures of the benefits and costs of specific climates, and of changes to them, become ever more critical.
Detailed studies of a range of countries, including Britain, the US, India and Russia, show that the mobility of the population is crucial. When individuals are able to move, the amenity value of the climate is reflected in land prices and wage rates. Without mobility, amenity values emerge in patterns of purchasing, either to compensate for the disadvantages of the climate or to make best use of it. Indices are generated for the cost of living as a function of climate variables, and optimal climates are identified to determine who wins and who loses from climate change.
Among other applications, the book also demonstrates how the value of climate for agriculture can be derived from agricultural land prices and how much of the value of climate change can be calculated from its consequences for tourism.
This volume is a significant contribution to environmental economics. Its practical and policy implications offer a basis for valuing the consequences of climate change.

About the Author:

David Maddison is Senior Research Fellow, CSERGE

"About this title" may belong to another edition of this title.

Store Description

Visit Seller's Storefront

Terms of Sale:

We guarantee the condition of every book as it's described on the Abebooks web sites. If you're dissatisfied with your purchase (Incorrect Book/Not as Described/Damaged) or if the order hasn't arrived, you're eligible for a refund within 30 days of the estimated delivery date. If you've changed your mind about a book that you've ordered, please use the Ask bookseller a question link to contact us and we'll respond within 2 business days.Additional Information For European Union Customers : Selle...

More Information
Shipping Terms:

Shipping costs are based on books weighing 2.2 LB, or 1 KG. If your book order is heavy or oversized, we may contact you to let you know extra shipping is required.

List this Seller's Books

Payment Methods
accepted by seller

Visa Mastercard American Express