Water Markets for the 21st Century What Have We Learned? /

This book evaluates the history, the present and the future of water markets on 5 continents, beginning with the institutional underpinnings of water markets and factors influencing transaction costs. The book examines markets in seven countries and three different U.S. states, ranging from village-...

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Corporate Author: SpringerLink (Online service)
Other Authors: Easter, K. William., Huang, Qiuqiong.
Format: Electronic
Language: English
Published: Dordrecht : Springer Netherlands : 2014.
Series: Global Issues in Water Policy, 11
Online Access: http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-94-017-9081-9
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Table of Contents:
  • 1 Water Markets: How Do We Expand Their Use?
  • 2 Transaction Costs and Policy Design for Water Markets
  • 3 Water Markets as an Adaptive Response to Climate Change
  • 4 Supply Reliability Under Climate Change: Forbearance Agreements and Measurement of Water Conserved
  • 5 Are Lease Water Markets Still Emerging in California?
  • 6 Water Markets in Chile: Are They Meeting Needs?
  • 7 Water Markets in Spain: Meeting 21st Century Challenges with 20th Century Regulations
  • 8 Century Old Water Markets in Oman
  • 9 The Evolution of Water Legislation in Australia
  • 10 Water trading in Australia: Tracing Its’ Development and Impact Over the Past Three Decades
  • 11 Trading Into Trouble? Lessons from Australia’s Mistakes in Water Policy Reform Sequencing
  • 12 Exploring the Reluctance to Embrace Water Markets in Alberta, Canada
  • 13 Water Markets in India: Extent and Impact
  • 14 Assessment of the Development of Groundwater Market in Rural China
  • 15 Design and Implementation of Markets for Groundwater Pumping Rights
  • 16 Western Water Markets: Effectiveness and Efficiency
  • 17 The New Role for Water Markets in the 21st Century
  • Index.