-Analytical Foundation of Environmental and Resource Scarcity: Defining environmental and resource economics, The concept of resources and resource scarcity: The neo-classical economic perspective
-The Concept of Natural Resources: An Ecological Perspective : Ecology: The economics of nature, The Ecosystem: structure and function, Ecodynamics: succession, equilibrium, stability, resilience, complexity, The Laws of Matter and Energy, The Basic Lessons of Ecology
-Natural Resource Scarcity and the Limits to Economic Growth : The Malthusian Growth Doctrine, The Neoclassical Growth Paradigm, The Ecological Economics School Perspective, Sustainable Economic Development
-The origins of the Sustainability Problem : Scoping and defining sustainability and intergenerational equity , Economic growth with depletable resources and/or pollution , Measurement of sustainability and income: theory and empirics , Environmental and sustainability policies , National sustainability policies in practice
-Ethics and Environment: Ethical foundations for environmental economics, Principles of discounting.
-Fundamentals of the Economics of Environmental Resources: the Economic Process and the Assimilative Capacity of the Natural Environment, Common Property Resources, Externalities and Market Failure, Internalizing Externalities: The Pigouvian Tax
-The Economic Theory of Pollution and Its Control : The Determinants of the Optimal Level of Pollution and their Implications, Alternative Pollution Control Policy Measures and their implications for growth and equity.
-Valuing the Environment: Measuring the Costs of Provision, Total Economic Value, Benefits of improving an environmental amenity, Methods: productivity loss, defensive, mitigating, travel cost, hedonic and contingent valuation, Valuation and Policy Relevance

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3. Perman, R., Ma, Y., McGilvary, J. and Common, M. 2003. Natural resource and environmental economics. Longman.
4. Tietenberg, T. 2002. Environmental and natural resource economics. Longman.
Readings
5. Baumol, W. J. & Oates, W. E, 2000. The Theory of Environmental Policy. Cambridge University Press.
6. Pearce, D. & Turner, R.K. 1990. Economics of natural resources and the environment. Harvester Wheatsheaf.
7. Perman, R., Ma, Y., McGilvary, J. and Common, M. 2003. Natural resource and environmental economics. Longman.
8. Tietenberg, T. 2002. Environmental and natural resource economics. Longman.