Natural Resource and Environmental Economicsis among the leading textbooks in its field. Well written and rigorous in its approach, this third edition follows in the vein of previous editions and continues to provide a comprehensive and clear account of the application of economic analysis to environmental issues. The new edition retains all of the topics from the second edition but has been reorganised into four parts: IFoundation IIEnvironmental Pollution IIIProject Appraisal IVNatural Resource Exploitation. Features: New chapterson pollution control with imperfect information; cost-benefit analysis and other project appraisal tools; and stock pollution problems Substantial extensionsto existing chapters, including a thorough account of game theory and its application to international environmental problems; fuller treatments of renewable resource and forestry economics; and greater emphasis on spatial aspects of pollution policy New pedagogical featuresincluding learning objectives, chapter summaries, further questions and more concise boxed cases New Companion websiteatwww.booksites.net/permanprovides a rich variety of resources for both lecturers and students Detailed mathematical analysisis covered in appendices to the relevant chapters Writing styleand technical levelhave been made more accessible and consistent. This text has been written primarily for the specialist market of second and third year undergraduate and postgraduate students of economics . Roger Permanis Senior Lecturer in Economics, Strathclyde University. His major research interests and publications are in the field of applied econometrics and environmental economics. Michael Commonis Professor in the Graduate School of Environmental Studies at Strathclyde University. His major research interests are the development of ecological economics and policies for sustainability. Yue Mais Associate Professor in Economics, Lingnan University ,Hong Kong, and Adjunct Professor of Lingnan College, Zhongshan University, China. His major research interests are international banking and finance, as well as environmental economics for developing countries. The late James McGilvraywas Professor of Economics at Strathclyde University. He made important contributions in the fields of input-output analysis, social accounting and economic statistics, and to the study of the economics of transition in Central and Eastern Europe.Perman, Roger is the author of 'Natural Resource and Environmental Economics', published 2003 under ISBN 9780273655596 and ISBN 0273655590.