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Resource Conservation: Economics and Policies
Resource Conservation Economics and Policies Author:S.V. Ciriacy-Wantrup Since its publication in 1952, this book has become a classic in the growing field of natural resource economics. With the revised edition of 1962 out of print, students of conservation problems will welcome this new edition. — Economists and other social scientists will find this a closely reasoned treatment of an intricate subject. The author ... more »not only illuminates the field thus far explored, but also throws off sparks that should stimulate research along many productive lines.
Legislators and administrators facing decisions on conservation issues will find the book a balanced guide. It is written from a background of wide experience and with admirable clarity. Theoretical principles are illustrated with down-to-earth examples from diverse resources ranging from land and water to ores, oil, and nuclear energy. And it is full of concrete suggestions for practical steps to devise and implement resource policies.« less