Bibliography - Water & Economics

Priceless: A Survey of Water, special section, The Economist, July 19, 2003

  • Private Passions: The private sector has an important role to play in providing water services, in Priceless: A Survey of Water, special section, The Economist, July 19, 2003, p. 5.
  • Savoir Faire: French companies dominate the world's water industry, in Priceless: A Survey of Water, special section, The Economist, July 19, 2003, p. 7.
  • Damming Evidence: The pros and cons of big earthworks in Priceless: A Survey of Water, special section, The Economist, July 19, 2003, p. 9
  • Irrigate and Die: Underpricing and misallocating water carries a high price, in Priceless: A Survey of Water, special section, The Economist, July 19, 2003, p. 1
  • Liquid Assets: Where to look for sensible water policies, in Priceless: A Survey of Water, special section, The Economist, July 19, 2003, p. 13
  • The Water Man: An ancient practice revived, in Priceless: A Survey of Water, special section, The Economist, July 19, 2003, p. 14
  • To Market, to Market: A price for everything, in Priceless: A Survey of Water, special section, The Economist, July 19, 2003, p. 15

Transboundary water management as an international public good, Prepared for the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Sweden, Development Financing Study 2001:1 (Overseas Development Institute 2001)

M. Barlow & T. Clarke, Blue Gold: The Battle Against Corporate Theft of the World's Water (Earthscan; 2003)

Easter, K. W. et al., eds., Markets for Water: Potential and Performance (Kluwer Academic 1998)

Gleick, P.H., et. al., The New Economy of Water: The Risks and Benefits of Globalization and Privatization of Fresh Water (Pacific Institute 2002)

Jahnke, Marlene, Focus on Freshwater and the Role of Industry, 28 Envtl. Pol’y & L. 116 (1998)

Mann, Howard, "Who Owns 'Your' Water: Water and Foreign Investors in the Post-NAFTA Context", International Institute for Sustainable Development (2002)

Rothfeder, Jeff & Rothfeder, Jeffrey, Every Drop for Sale: Our Desperate Battle Over Water (2001)

Solanes, Miguel, Institutional and Legal Issues Relevant to the Implementation of Water Markets

World Economic Forum Water Initiative, "The Bubble Is Close to Bursting: A Forecast of the Main Economic and Geopolitical Water Issues Likely to Arise in the World during the Next Two Decades" Report Website / Full Report (PDF - 4.4MB)