Environmental Economics

Evaluation of Economic Benefits of Resource Conservation

This report addresses the issue of price and quantity determination for non-renewable natural resources in competitive markets. The issue of natural resource pricing is important, the author believes, in an overall evaluation of the social desirability of recycling, for the rate of recycling directly affects the quantities of virgin materials which are conserved.

  • Keywords

    Subject:
    1. Benefits Analysis
    1. Benefits Analysis - Valuation
    Environmental Media:
    c. Land
    c. Land - Solid Waste/RCRA
    Authors:
    Anderson, Robert C.
    EPA Project Officer/ Manager:
    Geographic Area:
    Study Purpose:
    Empirical Application
    Inventory Record #: EE-0183
  • Participating Organizations

    Research Organization:

    Environmental Law InstituteAddress: 1616 P Street NW Suite 200
    City: Washington State: DC ZIP: 20036
    Phone: (202) 939-3800 Fax:
    E-mail:
    Funding Organization:
    Environmental Protection Agency,
    Office of Research and Development,
    Municipal Environmental Research Laboratory
    Address:
    City: Cincinnati State: OH ZIP: 45268
    Phone: Fax:
    E-mail:
  • Report Details
    Type:
    Final
    Date:
    09/01/1978
    Number of Pages:
    54
    Comment:
    EPA #:
    NTIS #:
    Grant/Contract #:
    EPA-600/5-78-015
    PB-286973
    R803880-01-1
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