This essay is about the management of natural and environmental resources in cross-border areas. It explores a group of geographical, political, legal, economic and cultural factors that arise when political units (such as sovereign countries, dependent states and other administrative units) seek to utilize natural and environmental resources efficiently and equitably while minimizing the resultant damages (for example, prevention of resource degradation and preservation of the physical environment).
- Examines various types of cross-border areas at both international and sub-national levels throughout the world as well as their geographical, political, economic and cultural influences on the cross-border resource management
- Uses the latest international and area data, resulting in new findings for cross-border environmental activities
- Contains a large number of case studies throughout the world including four in-depth case studies of cross-border resource management
Regional Planning and Sustainable Development Policymakers, Natural and Environmental Resource Scientists, Cross-border Relations Experts, Resource Management Specialists
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- 25th July 2005
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Rongxing Guo is Professor and Head of the Regional Economics Committee, Regional Science Association of China (RSAC), Peking University, Beijing. He has served with the OECD in Paris and at the Brookings Institute in Washington, DC. He has taught at the Australian National University, the China University of Mining and Technology, and Korea University, and Gakushuin University in Tokyo. He has an Amazon author's page.
Regional Science Association of China (RSAC), Peking University, Beijing
Rongxing Guo has more than 20 years' experience in teaching and research in regional economics with an emphasis on cross-border issues. He has also worked extensively in Chinese economic issues related to energy and environmental economics. He is Professor and Head of the Regional Economics Committee of the Regional Science Association of China (RSAC) at Peking University. He has an Amazon author's page.
Regional Science Association of China, Beijing, China