Quantifying Sustainable Development
The Future of Tropical EconomiesEdited By
- Charles Hall, Sate University of New York, Syracuse, U.S.A.
- Patrick Van Laake, Proyecto MAG/FAO, San Jose, Costa Rica
- Carlos Perez, Ministero de Agricultura, San Jose, Costa Rica
- Gregoire Leclerc, Laboratorio de Analisis Geografico, CATIE, Turrialba, Costa Rica
Landscape ecologists; macroeconomists; resource economists; policy analysts concerned with third-world development issues; agronomists interested in third-world agricultural issues; and GIS developers.
Published: June 2000
Imprint: Academic Press
"Hall et al. look behind the financial symbols of development to produce a critically needed empirical framework for integrating economic theory with biophysical realities." --Herman E. Daly, University of Maryland, School of Public Affairs "The modeling system summarized in this book is simple ... I recommend this book to all readers of this journal." ECOLOGICAL ECONOMICS "I strongly recommend the book to economists, ecologists, geographers, agriculturists, biologists, engineers, agronomists, and others interested in development and preservation of environmental integrity ..." --David Pimentel, College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, Cornell University, BIOSCIENCE, January 2001, Vol. 51, No. 1 "Includes a CD packed with images, data, and software, allowing the user to explore and adapt the GIS-based simulation model." --Tom Richard, Journal of Industrial Ecology