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Valuing Goods

Partha Dasgupta

in Human Well-Being and the Natural Environment

Published in print November 2001 | ISBN: 9780199247882
Published online November 2003 | e-ISBN: 9780191596100 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/0199247889.003.0011
 Valuing Goods

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Practical problems of estimating accounting prices are discussed in Ch. 8. Their resolution requires attention to ecological matters, such as the role of biodiversity in creating substitution possibilities among various kinds of natural resources. The chapter also summarizes methods for estimating the accounting prices of environmental resources.

Keywords: accounting prices; biodiversity; ecological economics; environment; natural resources; substitutability

Chapter.  8711 words. 

Subjects: Economic Development and Growth

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