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Economic evaluation and the environment

Charles Cooper

Economic evaluation and the environment

a methodological discussion with particular reference to developing countries

by Charles Cooper

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Published by Hodder and Stoughton in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Environmental impact analysis.,
  • Underdeveloped areas -- Environmental impact analysis.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography, p154-158. - Includes index.

    StatementCharles Cooper ; sponsored by the United Nations Environment Programme under a programme of conceptual and methodological studies in the field of environment and development.
    ContributionsUnited Nations. Environment Programme.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsTD194.6
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvii,161p. :
    Number of Pages161
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22189718M
    ISBN 100340265558

    With the help of this well-established book, the engineer can tackle cash flow, tax, depreciation, cost minimisation, uncertainty and risk. IChemE, the Institution of Chemical Engineers, is the center for chemical, biochemical and process engineering professionals worldwide. We are the heart of the process community, promoting competence and a commitment to sustainable development, advancing 5/5(1). The term economic environment refers to all the external economic factors that influence buying habits of consumers and businesses and therefore affect the performance of a company. These factors are often beyond a company’s control, and may be either large-scale (macro) or small-scale (micro). Macro factors include: Employment/unemployment. The book is designed for economics graduate courses but can also serve as a manual for professionals in research institutes, governments, and international organizations, evaluating the impact of a wide range of public policies in health, environment, transport and economic development.


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