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Environment and Development: Essays in Honour of Dr U. Sankar

by K Shanmugam and K Kumar SAGE Publications Pvt. Ltd
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Hbk 512 pages
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Insights into different issues and constaints related to Environment and Development in different aspects.

Foreword by C. Rangarajan
Introduction and Overview - K R Shanmugam and K S Kavi Kumar
Estimating the Cost of Environmental Degradation in India - Muthukumara Mani, Anil Markandya, Aarsi Sagar, Elena Strukova and Gaurav Joshi
Discount Rate for Environmental Health Risks: A Comparative Study - K.R. Shanmugam
Low Carbon Goods and Services: International Cooperation on Technological Innovation, Transfer and Funding Needs - Kaliappa Kalirajan, Anbumozhi Venkatachalam and Thanh Nguyen
Carbon Intensity and Labour Intensity in India - Brinda Viswanathan and Ishwarya Balasubramanian
Natural Solutions to Environmental Issues: The Case of the Textile Sector - Badri Narayanan G
Are Fiscal Subsidies Harmful for the Environment? - Sacchidananda Mukherjee and Debashis Chakraborty
Climate Change Burden Sharing: A Reappraisal of the Equity Debate - Anubhab Pattanayak and K S Kavi Kumar
Economic Value of Water Using Hedonic Price Method - Haripirya Gundimeda and Vinish Kathuria
Assessing On-farm Conservation and Farmer's Willingness to Participate: A Case Study of Minor - Millet Sukanya Das, Prabhakaran T Raghu and E D Israel Oliver King
Economic Analysis of Irrigation Institutions: A Case Study - Durba Biswas and L Venkatachalam
Improving Tiger Conservation in India - Zareena Begum I and Amanat K Gill
Importance of Excess Female Mortality in Explaining Lowness of the Sex Ratio in India - D Jayaraj
Subsidized Credit vs Public Works Programme in Rural India - Kausik Chaudhuri and Debanjali Dasgupta
Budgetary Allocation on Education: A Study of Inter-state Imbalances - C Bhujanga Rao and D K Srivastava
Health Outcome Efficiency of the Indian States - J Prachithaand and K R Shanmugam
The Software Sector in Bangalore and Hyderabad - V N Balasubramanyam and Ahalya Balasubramanyam

This book, a tribute to the environment economist U. Sankar, elaborates on a range of environmental and development concerns that are specific to India…[The book] is a celebration of his teachings by a group of environmental economists. These environmental economists have specialized in different areas within the discipline.