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Economics of Social Sector and Environment

Sangya Srivastava (Author) S.C. Srivastava (Author)
Synopsis The book in hand intends to provide the readers as well as graduate/post-graduate students of economics, environmental economics some insights into the application of economic theory in designing and implementing the public policies related to the management of the environment and social sectors. This finds roots in welfare economics, national income accounting, macro-economic policies, trade and development.  The subject matter of the book, which is related to the issues of environmental economics, environmental and social services and their valuation, and designing of instruments and institutions for the management of environment, the models of optimal use of natural resources; macroeconomic issues, sustainable development; environmental resource problems in India, the economics of health and education, is widely discussed in eighteen chapters incorporated in seven modules. Environmental Demand Theory (covering both revealed preference and stated preference); Household Production Model, Contingent Valuation Method; Pigovian fees; Coase's Theorem of property rights; monitoring and enforcement of regulation and related acts, etc. are various captions which may draw special attention of the readers. In this way the book fills a particular niche in the market for post-graduate tex.
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About the authors

Sangya Srivastava

Dr. (Smt.) Sangya Srivastava (b. 1968), Formerly Assistant Professor in the Post-Graduate Department of Economics, D.P. Vipra Mahavidhyalaya, Bilaspur, India, obtained her Mater’s degree from G.G.D. University, Bilaspur and Doctoral degree from Pt. R.S. University, Raipur. She is also selected in M.P. Education Services. Her interest lies in the application of quantitative techniques in socio-economic problems related o women, specially belonging to weaker sections.

S.C. Srivastava

Dr. S.C. Srivastava (b. 1939), Formerly Reader and Head, School of Studies in Economics, Vikram University, Ujjain, obtained his Master and Doctoral Degrees in Economics from the University of Allahabad, Allahabad. Presently, he is Professor and Head, Department of Economics, C.M.D. Post-Graduate College, Bilaspur (G.G.D. University, Bilaspur). He has been member of different Academic and advisory committees. He has been actively associated with several National and International associations like, ESCAP, IEA, TIA, MPEA etc. The main area of his interest has been Population, Econometrics and Regional Economics. A prolific writer, his books include Studies in Demography (also Translated in Chinese), Demographic Profile of World; Dynamics of Demographic Studies etc.

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Title Economics of Social Sector and Environment
Format Hardcover
Date published: 30.01.2006
Edition 1st ed.
Language: English
isbn 812613061X
length x+450p.