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Sustainability, efficiency and economic analysis

Richard T Woodward

Sustainability, efficiency and economic analysis

A macroeconomic framework with microeconomic implications

by Richard T Woodward

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Published by UMI .
Written in

    Subjects:
  • Economic development,
  • Environmental aspects,
  • Sustainable development

  • The Physical Object
    FormatUnknown Binding
    Number of Pages304
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL10703008M
    ISBN 100591460750
    ISBN 109780591460759
    OCLC/WorldCa52249182

    The Design and Sustainability of Renewable Energy Incentives: An Economic Analysis are the buyers of grid-connected renewable energy are themselves in good financial health − Need to be grounded in economic analysis and accompanied by the application of market principles to ensure economic efficiency − Require a sustainable, equitable. PROJECT AND PROGRAMME EVALUATIONS Guidelines | 1 Evaluation: The systematic and objective assessment of an on-going or completed project or programme, its design, implementation and results. The aim is to determine the relevanc e and fulfillment of objectives, development efficiency, effectiveness, impact and sustainability. (OECD DAC File Size: KB.

    using the criteria of economy, efficiency and effectiveness. TOOLS Cost-benefit analysis: A method to evaluate the net economic impact of a project. Expected benefits are estimated and monetised with inflation accounted for, and offset against project costs. The approach is most commonly used to inform in major infrastructure investment in bothFile Size: KB. A Techno-Economic Analysis and Cost Reduction Roadmap for III-V Solar Cells Kelsey A. W. Horowitz, Timothy Remo, Brittany Smith, and Aaron Ptak National Renewable Energy Laboratory Suggested Citation Horowitz, Kelsey A. W., Timothy Remo, Brittany Smith, and Aaron Ptak. Techno-Economic Analysis and Cost Reduction Roadmap for III-V Solar Cells.

    Economic Analysis of Sustainable Coffee Production in Vietnam ii Keywords Coffee, cost, data envelopment analysis (DEA), efficiency, environment, farming, irrigation water, material balance principles (MBP), meta-frontier, meta-technology ratio (MTR), nutrient, stochastic frontier analysis . agencies to measure the effects of energy efficiency and renewable energy policies (Sumi et al., ). An analyst typically follows several basic steps to analyze the economic impacts of energy efficiency and renewable energy initiatives: 1. Determine the method of analysis and level of effort.


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Sustainability, efficiency and economic analysis by Richard T Woodward Download PDF EPUB FB2

Economic efficiency and equity, more thoroughly investigating many common assumptions in the literature about prospects for resource substitution Sustainability resource-enhancing technical change, and encouraging the empirical investigation of sustainability issues.

Key Words: economic efficiency; intergenerational equity; social optimality; sustainableFile Size: KB. Social and Economic Research on the Global Environment (CSERGE) in the UK, has collected these various definitions of sustainability in his book Blueprint for a Green Economy.

The most commonly used definition comes from the World Commission on Environment &File Size: KB. Sustainability, Efficiency and God: Economic Values and the Sustainability Debate. Economics is not only a technical subject; it also reflects a strong set of values.

The values embedded in the economic way of thinking are often at odds with the way of thinking of biologists, ecologists, and other physical scientists. The present paper is the result of the approach and research from a common perspective of two issues regarding economic development, with different time lengths: economic sustainability – one of the newest and most modern theories related to the meaning and context of economic development and economic efficiency – an old theory which has been the focus of many generations of specialists.

Cited by: 6. The paper presents an analysis model of the economic efficiency in sustainable agriculture based on the comparison between the conventional side of the crop technology and the ecological.

This book, first published inis a good starting point for anyone who needs a thorough but not overly technical explanation of economics and how economies work.

While the book does use some dated examples, the underlying message remains relevant today. ‘Economic Analysis of Sustainable Growth and Sustainable Development Article (PDF Available) January with 2, Reads How we measure 'reads'Author: John ('Jack') Pezzey.

Reviewed by Sujata Bhatia, Professor of Efficiency and economic analysis book and Biomolecular Engineering, University of Delaware on 2/1/18 The book provides a comprehensive introduction to sustainability that incorporates engineering, economics, history, and ethics, and it will be of interest to students in all of these fields.4/5(26).

We’ve been discussing aspects of social impacts and sustainability in my last few articles. I’ve recently come across some excellent discussions on the interrelationship between sustainability and economics. The gist of the discussions is that there is not a trade-off between a sustainable business model or sustainable manufacturing and profit Author: David Dornfeld.

economic efficiency at each point in time, then economic sustainability can be interpreted as the allocation of resources over time (savings and investment) in a way that provides the highest level of wellbeing for current and future generations. BASF’s Eco-Efficiency Analysis is based on DIN EN ISO and for ecological evaluations.

For economic evaluations and the resulting aggregated Eco-Efficiency Analysis ISO is the foundation since BASF's method for Eco-Efficiency Analysis. From Growth to Sustainable Development 91 Measurement and Accounting 91 Beyond Cost/Benefit Analysis 93 The Meaning of Economic Efficiency 94 Internalise Costs or Pay "Rent".

95 Towards a Cost-Saving Economy. 97 New Models in Economics and Science With contributions from today's thought leaders who are experts in various areas of energy finance and economics, the book provides an overview of the energy industry and addresses issues concerning energy finance and economics.

The book focuses on a range of topics including corporate finance relevant to the oil and gas industry as well as addressing issues of unconventional, renewable, and Cited by: 5. Efficiency and Sustainability Economics. With the satisfaction of the needs and wants of many individuals as the normative goal, modern economics has developed a focus on efficiency, that is non-wastefulness, in the use of scarce resources to achieve this by: Nice book.

Well written. With the current emphasis on sustainable technologies, students who are graduating in this area will find in this book a very welcome bag of tricks and tools to do a feasibility and cost-benefit weakness of the book is that it does not show how to compare the sustainable technologies with "non-sustainable" technologies such as carbon based technologies.5/5(3).

Energy efficiency is job-intensive. Even before the current crisis, in the United States and Europe alone, more than million people held jobs in the energy efficiency industry, with the majority employed by small and medium-sized businesses.1 Investment through well-designed economic recovery programmes can use the potential of energy efficiency to support the existing jobs, create new.

Economic analysis of sustainability.∗ Chapter 1 of “Justifying, Characterizing and Indicating Sustainability”. Geir B. Asheim† Janu ∗I thank Jack Pezzey and Bertil Tungodden for helpful comments.

†Department of Economics, University of Oslo, P.O. Box Blindern, NO Oslo, Norway (e-mail: @).File Size: KB. As China is undergoing economic transformation and facing increasing energy and environmental problems, it is essential to pay special attention to sustainable innovation governance.

This research took industrial waste and total energy consumption into consideration and uses a super efficiency slack-based measure (SBM) model to empirically evaluate the regional innovation efficiency of Chinese.

When it comes sustainability in our world, we need to be concerned about three key areas. The important concepts of environmental, economic, and social sustainability form a basis from which good decisions and actions can be made. Here, I will discuss the three spheres of sustainability and how these interrelated concepts ultimately effect you and society as a s: Project economic analysis plays an important role in ensuring that the mandate of the Charter is met.

To ensure consistency in the approach to project economic analysis and to assist ADB staff and consultants with methodology, ADB issues guidelines for the conduct of project economic analysis.

Such guidelines were last issued in. The Economic Benefits of Sustainable Design Evidence is growing that sustainable buildings provide financial rewards for building owners, operators, and occupants. Sustainable buildings typically have lower annual costs for energy, water, maintenance/repair, churn (reconfiguring space because of changing needs), and other operating Size: KB.

From the website. Environmental and Natural Resource Economics is the best-selling text for natural resource economics and environmental economics courses, offering a policy-oriented approach and introducing economic theory and empirical work from the ts will leave the course with a global perspective of both environmental and natural resource economics and how .Economic Analysis of Sustainable Agriculture & Food Systems.

Sustainable agricultural and food systems meet the needs of today’s generation without compromising the ability of tomorrow’s generations to do the same. Economic viability is a necessary condition for sustainable agricultural and food systems.

Profitability is a good place to begin.