The Economics of Environmental Policy

Behavioral and Political Dimensions The International Library of Critical Writings in Economics seriesEdited by Thomas Sterner, Professor of Environmental Economics and Jessica Coria, Associate Professor of Environmental Economics, University of Gothenburg, Sweden Environmental Policy is an increasingly important subject as we enter an era where environmental issues are affecting all walks of life. This informative collection provides a guide through the behavioral and political foundations of environmental economic policy. It includes an in-depth view of the current economic discipline whilst incorporating research from other social and behavioral sciences. Students and scholars as well as environmental policy makers will find this an essential tool to navigate the political and behavioural issues that we have to understand in order to resolve some of the biggest political issues of our time.