Author: Committee on Assessing and Valuing the the Service
Publisher: National Academies Press
Keywords: decision, making, environmental, services, ecosystem, valuing
Number of Pages: 290
Published: 2005-04-20
List price: $45.00
ISBN-10: 030909318X
ISBN-13: 9780309093187

Nutrient recycling, habitat for plants and animals, flood control, and water supply are among the many beneficial services provided by aquatic ecosystems. In making decisions about human activities, such as draining a wetland for a housing development, it is essential to consider both the value of the development and the value of the ecosystem services that could be lost. Despite a growing recognition of the importance of ecosystem services, their value is often overlooked in environmental decision-making. This report identifies methods for assigning economic value to ecosystem services even i

Author: Committee on Valuing Ground WaterNational Researc
Publisher: National Academies Press
Keywords: concepts, approaches, economic, water, ground, valuing
Number of Pages: 204
Published: 1997-07-10
List price: $42.95
ISBN-10: 0309056403
ISBN-13: 9780309056403

"Valuing Ground Water" integrates the latest economic, legal, and physical knowledge about ground water and methods for valuing this resource. Using the concept of total economic value, the book provides a framework for calculating the economic value of ground water and evaluating tradeoffs between competing uses of it.

Author: Geoffrey Heal
Publisher: Columbia University Press
Keywords: future, valuing
Number of Pages: 224
Published: 2000-09-15
List price: $32.00
ISBN-10: 0231113072
ISBN-13: 9780231113076

With issues like global warming and the loss of biodiversity becoming increasingly important to policymakers and scientists worldwide, the issue of sustainability cannot be ignored as we move toward the twenty-first century. Not surprisingly, the sustainable management of the biosphere has in recent years been the subject of much attention among ecologists, environmental engineers, and other members of the scientific community. Yet although these issues are clearly rooted in economic behavior and organization, the question of sustainability is not one that has been addressed directly by econ

Author: Stephanie Pitt
Publisher: Ashgate Publishing
Keywords: participation, musical, valuing
Number of Pages: 157
Published: 2005-05-01
List price: $100.00
ISBN-10: 0754650952
ISBN-13: 9780754650959

Increasingly, it is becoming evident that those involved in socio-musical studies must focus their investigative lens on musical practice and articulation of the self, on music and community involvement and on music as a social medium for social relationships. What motivates people to be involved in musical performance, and how do they articulate these needs and drives? What do performers gain from their involvement in musical activities? How do audience members perceive their relationship to the performer, the music and the event? These questions and many more are addressed here with the bene

Author: Shannon P. Pratt
Publisher: Wiley
Keywords: businesses, valuing, approach, market
Number of Pages: 432
Published: 2005-11-25
List price: $145.00
ISBN-10: 0471696544
ISBN-13: 9780471696544

Your Best Approach to Determining Value If you’re buying, selling, or valuing a business, how can you determine its true value? By basing it on present market conditions and sales of similar businesses. The market approach is the premier way to determine the value of a business or partnership. With convincing evidence of value for both buyers and sellers, it can end stalemates and get deals closed. Acclaimed for its empirical basis and objectivity, this approach is the model most favored by the IRS and the United States Tax Court-as long as it’s properly implemented. Shannon Prat

Author: Wilbur M. Yegge
Publisher: Wiley
Keywords: company, valuing, guide, basic
Number of Pages: 304
Published: 2001-12-21
List price: $44.95
ISBN-10: 0471150479
ISBN-13: 9780471150473

The Groundwork of Company Valuation for First-time Buyers and Sellers A Basic Guide for Valuing a Company has helped thousands of first-time buyers and sellers realize a fair, substantiated value for small businesses. Now in its Second Edition, this book covers common valuation techniques and myths, tips for determining tangible and intangible values, sample balance sheets and income statements, and approaches to valuing start-up technology and dot-com businesses. This nuts-and-bolts guide addresses publicly traded and privately held firms, including traditional brick-and-mortar comp

Author: Melinda Smale
Publisher: CABI
Keywords: cabi, biodiversity, crop, valuing
Number of Pages: 336
Published: 2005-12-12
List price: $123.50
ISBN-10: 0851990835
ISBN-13: 9780851990835

This book examines the challenges faced by farmers trying to maintain crop biodiversity in developing and transitional economies. Using a collection of empirical case studies of farmers and crop scientists across a range of agricultural economies and income levels, it presents economic tools and methods for valuing and managing crop biodiversity. It discusses the economic benefits of crop biodiversity for farmers and suggests ways in which crop biodiversity can be supported by national policies. The book provides an indispensable ’tool kit’ for all those concerned with the developm
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