New General Circulation Books – May 2019

A course in environmental economics : theory, policy, and practice

Authors: Daniel J. Phaneuf and Till Requate.

Publisher:Cambridge University Press

Year: 2017

Subjects:Environmental economics.


This unique graduate textbook offers a compelling narrative of the growing field of environmental economics that integrates theory, policy, and empirical topics. Daniel J. Phaneuf and Till Requate present both traditional and emerging perspectives, incorporating cutting-edge research in a way that allows students to easily identify connections and common themes. Their comprehensive approach gives instructors the flexibility to cover a range of topics, including important issues – such as tax interaction, environmental liability rules, modern treatments of incomplete information, technology adoption and innovation, and international environmental problems – that are not discussed in other graduate-levels texts. Numerous data-based examples and end-of-chapter exercises show students how theoretical and applied research findings are complementary, and will enable them to develop skills and interests in all areas of the field. Additional data sets and exercises can be accessed online, providing ample opportunity for practice. For more information, visit the book’s website at…More…

Using econometrics : a practical guide

Author: A. H. Studenmund.


Year: 2017

Subjects: Econometrics ; Regression analysis.


An Overview of Regression Analysis Ordinary Least Squares Learning to Use Regression Analysis The Classical Model Hypothesis Testing and Statistical Inference Specification: Choosing the Independent Variables Specification: Choosing a Functional Form Multicollinearity Serial Correlation Heteroskedasticity Running Your Own Regression Project Time-Series Models Dummy Dependent Variable Techniques Simultaneous Equations Forecasting Experimental and Panel Data Appendix A: AnswersAppendix B: Statistical Tables…More…