Environmental and ecological economics is a transdisciplinary branch of knowledge. It covers the study of the processess of simultaneity involved in the functioning of the economy and the environmental/ecological system, with a view to promoting human well-being sustainably. During the last three decades numerous difficult environmental problems of humanity have been explored and analysed which have enlarged its frontiers. Yet the vast mass of literature on the subject remain diffused in a variety of study materials not easily accessible to students. Besides covering the paradigmatic bases of environmental, ecological and natural resource economics, this book discusses the economic dimensions of and approaches to pollution, environmental and ecosystem management, biodiversity, global warming, energy and resource use, environmental evaluation and sustainable development.
Nirmal Chandra Sahu received his PhD in economics from Berhampur University and pursued post-doctoral studies in the University of York, UK under a World Bank Project Fellowship. He has specialised in environmental and ecological economics. He has twenty-eight years of experience in teaching and research, and has guided many doctoral students. He has published more than sixty research papers in national and international journals and brought out two books. He is a life member of the Indian Economics Association and the Indian Society for Ecological Economics. Amita Kumari Choudhury received her PhD in economics from Berhampur University and visited University of York, UK under a World Bank short term grant. She has specialised in environmental economics. She has twenty-two years of experience in teaching and research. She has published more than twenty-five research papers in national and international journals. She is a life member of the International Institute of Development Studies, the Indian Economics Association and the Indian Society for Ecological Economics.
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