The Open Economy And The Environment
Development, Trade and Resources in Asia
Ian Coxhead, Associate Professor, Department of Agricultural and Applied Economics, University of Wisconsin, Madison, US and Sisira Jayasuriya, Monash University, Australia
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Deforestation and agricultural land degradation are major problems in developing countries. While they have attracted much attention, most analyses and policy recommendations examine them in isolation from their broader economic and policy setting. This path breaking and timely book takes an economy-wide approach to the analysis of developing-country resource degradation problems.
Contents: 1. Development–Environment Interactions 2. Analytical Approaches to the Trade–Environment Relationship 3. Growth and the Environment in Developing Asian Economies 4. Deforestation and Upland Land Degradation in an Open Economy: Empirical and Analytical Foundations 5. Applied General Equilibrium Models and Methods 6. Protection, Food Policy and the Environment in the Philippines 7. Development Policy and the Environment in Sri Lanka 8. Environmental Effects of Investment and Trade Policy Reform During Thailand’s Economic ‘Miracle’ 9. Conclusion References Index