Department of Economics, Entrepreneurship
and Business Administration
International Project On Books: Publishing Series On "Environmental Economics"

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Environmental Economics

A Text Book on Environmental Economics with Special Emphasis on Economies in Transition. This 500 pages volume is a basic textbook of environmental economics and related disciplines in Universities.

The contents of the book include:

  • Basic Notions and Terminology.
  • Environmental Factors in Socio-economic Development.
  • Environmental Economics in the Context of Compartments.
  • Sectoral Approaches to Environmental Economics.
  • Approaches, Paradigms and Methods of Environmental Economics.
  • Evaluation Methods in Environmental Economics.
  • Methodological Basis for Evaluating Environmental Factors.
  • Environmental Costs.
  • Cost-Benefit Analysis.
  • Estimating the Social Costs in Environmental Management.
  • Sustainability and Environmental Problems of Ukraine.
  • Territoriality and Environmental Economics.
  • Environmental Management in a Firm.
  • Transport, Mobility and the Economy.
  • Greening the Economy.
  • Intergovernmental and International Co-operation.
  • Waste Management Techniques.

Окружающая среда и здоровье

Environment and Health

A Reader on Environment and Health. This 300 pages volume is a reader of environmental economics and related disciplines in Universities.

The contents of the book include:

  • Basic Notions and Terminology.
  • Links between Environmental Factors and Population Health.
  • The Ecology of Occupational Health.
  • Nutrition and Population Health.
  • Human Settlements and Environmental Health.
  • Technological Aspects of Environmental protection.
  • Environmental Quality Management.

Main Actors of the project:

  1. The Department of Economics and Business Administration of the Sumy State University and the Economic Research Centre are co-ordinating the participation of leading actors of environmental education in the Ukraine. Scientists from institutions in Kyiv, Odessa, Donetsk, Lviv, Kharkov, Zaporozhje are involved in the project.
  2. The Department of Human Ecology of the Free University of Bengssels (VUB), Belgium, is co-ordinating the Flemish and European intervention in the project.
  3. Other Flemish contributors to the project are the Universities of Leuven, Ghent and Antwerp, the Erasmus High School in Bengssels and the Society for Research on Environment.
  4. Experts from Central and Eastern European countries and international organisations contribute to the achievement of the project’s objectives.

In the books the reader will find:

  • basic concepts;
  • theoretical paradigms;
  • data and facts;
  • information and experience of other countries;
  • case studies of various regions, economic sectors and enterprises.

Specific attention is given to the perspectives of sustainable development in countries with economies in transition. The textbook is intended for teachers and students.

For additional information, please contact

  • In Ukraine: Prof., Dr. Leonid Melnik—Project Leader
    Sumy State University, Department of Economics, Entrepreneurship and Business Administration, ul. R.-Korsakova 2, 244007, Sumy, Ukraine
    Tel.: +380 542 33 22 23; Fax: +380 542 33 32 97
  • In Belgium: Prof., Dr. Luc Hens—Project Supervisor
    Department of Human Ecology Free University of Bengssels (VUB), Laarbeeklaan 103, 1090 Bengssels, Belgium,
    Tel.+32 2 477 42 81; Fax: +32 2 477 49 64