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Measuring and Managing Environmental Costs By Jan Bell et al.
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Measuring and managing environmental costs module in the Ansari modular series addresses issues in strategic cost management and management accounting. Suitable for use in cost or managerial... More > accounting courses at the junior, MBA, or executive education level.< Less
Transportation Cost Index: A Comprehensive Performance Measure for Transportation and Land By Liming Wang
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MAP-21 and state laws are placing increasing emphasis on using comprehensive transportation performance measures that include mobility, safety, economy, livability, equity, and environmental to guide... More > transportation decision-making. One of the toughest challenges keeping DOTs and MPOs from adopting comprehensive measures in the decision process is the lack of performance measures allowing consistent comparison of multimodal performance over time and across geographic areas. This project advances a transportation cost index (TCI) initially proposed by Oregon DOT from a proof-of-concept stage to implementation and operational use at the state, MPO, and community levels. After pilot tests and early adoption in Oregon, we test TCI with varying data sources available in different states and make the software more user-friendly. Working with communities in Florida and Utah, we will test and apply TCI to regions in Florida and Utah and compare the patterns of TCI across Oregon, Florida, and Utah.< Less
Index of Sustainable and Economic Welfare of Puerto Rico By Jose Israel Alameda & Ivonne Del Carmen Diaz
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Sustainable development, preached as the new economic paradigm of the 21st century, is just another fashionable term used by politicians and policymakers. In reality, the economic instruments used... More > to measure welfare seriously contradict the sustainable development discourse. After 50 years, a critically inefficient measure of welfare is still in use, leading to erroneous policies, and, in turn, posing increasing social, economic, and environmental costs. As a result, it is important to reevaluate traditional measures of welfare, such as GDP, and to include, not only the benefits of economic growth but also its costs. The ISEW model for Puerto Rico provides a starting point for the development of new economic, social, and environmental strategies. Likewise, it provides the foundation for evaluating if society is moving in the right direction and a tool for measuring true sustainable development; development that embrace and integrate socio-economic aspects with environmental issues.< Less
Index of Sustainable and Economic Welfare of Puerto Rico By Jose Israel Alameda & Ivonne Del Carmen Diaz
eBook (PDF): $5.99
Sustainable development, preached as the new economic paradigm of the 21st century, is just another fashionable term used by politicians and policymakers. In reality, the economic instruments used... More > to measure welfare seriously contradict the sustainable development discourse. After 50 years, a critically inefficient measure of welfare is still in use, leading to erroneous policies, and, in turn, posing increasing social, economic, and environmental costs. As a result, it is important to reevaluate traditional measures of welfare, such as GDP, and to include, not only the benefits of economic growth but also its costs. The ISEW model for Puerto Rico provides a starting point for the development of new economic, social, and environmental strategies. Likewise, it provides the foundation for evaluating if society is moving in the right direction and a tool for measuring true sustainable development; development that embrace and integrate socio-economic aspects with environmental issues.< Less

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