Tietenberg & Lewis, Environmental Economics & Policy, 6th Edition | PearsonEnvironmental and Resource Economics. While these strategies have become common in natural resource settings forest certification and organic farming, for example , they are less familiar in a pollution control context. Yet the number of applications in that context is now growing in both OECD and developing countries. Unable to display preview. Download preview PDF. Skip to main content.
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Chapter 2 provides an overview of basic microeconomics as it applies to natural resource and environmental economics. The chapter includes much of the basic economics terminology and describes the framework from within which the various topics in the text will be presented. As such, the chapter covers a great deal of material. Students without much background in economics may find this material abstract and difficult. You may find it beneficial to spend extra time on this chapter, especially when teaching the non-major. Ensuring that the students have a good grasp of the concepts and tools early in the semester will make teaching the other chapters easier and will facilitate the learning process.
Thomas Harry Tom Tietenberg born 21 October is an American economist and environmentalist , and Emeritus Professor at Colby College , known for his work in the field of resource-based economy. In he obtained another Msc from the University of Wisconsin—Madison , where in he also obtained his PhD in economics. After his graduation Tietenberg started his academic career in as assistant professor in economics at Williams College. In he started at Colby College as Associate Professor in economics, got promoted to Professor in Economics in , and chaired the department of economics from to and from to Tietenberg was also principal consultant in the field of environmental policy for national and international government agencies and organizations, such as the World Bank , the Inter-American Development Bank and the United States Environmental Protection Agency. He was one of the speakers at the first Earth Summit in Rio in From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.
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