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Economics

Grafton, Quentin

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The economics of water concerns the measurement and effective management of the trade-offs across its many competing uses (and non-uses) over time and in different locations. Measurement requires estimation of the costs, benefits and risks associated with alternative uses of water. For example, these alternatives could be: (i) keeping water in the river to support ecosystem services, (ii) extracting it for a town�s water supply, or (iii) using water to irrigate a rice crop. Effective management...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Press (1965-Present)
Date published: 2014
Type: Book chapter
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/56000
Source: Global Water: Issues and Insights
Book Title: Global Water: Issues and Insights
DOI: /10.22459/GW.05.2014.02
Access Rights: Open Access via publisher website

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