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Reflections—Shaping Water Policy: What Does Economics Have to Offer?

Publication Date: 29 August, 2013

 

This article examines the extensive and evolving literature regarding the economics of water policy. The article advises policymakers that they can use economics to support the case for those investments and policy initiatives that are likely to yield substantial net benefits and to argue against those that are not, and that prices can be used to manage water resources efficiently.

Convery, F. J. Reflections - Shaping Water Policy: What Does Economics Have to Offer? (2013) Review Environmental Economics and Policy. Vol. 7 (1): 156-174.

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