© 1996

National Accounts and the Environment

  • Ignazio Musu
  • Domenico Siniscalco

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xiv
  2. Fundamental Concepts for the Development of a System of Environmental Accounts by ISTAT

  3. Contributions Towards an Environmental Accounting System

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 25-25
    2. Ignazio Musu, Domenico Siniscalco
      Pages 27-32
    3. Giuseppe Sammarco
      Pages 33-47
    4. Martino Lo Cascio, Maria Rosa Virdis
      Pages 65-86
    5. Emilio Gerelli, Vincenzo Patrizii
      Pages 107-130
  4. International Experiences of Environmental Accounting

  5. Basic Statistical Information: Some Experience

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 215-215
    2. Domenico Gaudioso, Willy Bocola, Roberto Del Ciello
      Pages 217-252
    3. Roberto Cullino, Giuseppe Sammarco
      Pages 277-287
  6. Back Matter
    Pages 289-303

About this book


In recent years, analysts, researchers and environmental policy makers have been faced with a serious shortage of empirical data on environmental phenomena. In fact, the information gathered by various organisations has not yet been systematically classified into a consistent system of accounts.
This book presents the results of a joint research effort by the Fondazione Eni Enrico Mattei and Italy's Central Statistical Office (ISTAT) to design a system of accounts for natural and environmental resources. The resulting environmental accounts can be integrated with the existing system of national accounts, in order to estimate the so-called `green GDP' or `net national product' (NNP).


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Editors and affiliations

  • Ignazio Musu
    • 1
  • Domenico Siniscalco
    • 2
    • 3
  1. 1.University of VeniceVeniceItaly
  2. 2.University of TurinTurinItaly
  3. 3.Fondazione Eni Enrico MatteiMilanItaly

Bibliographic information

  • Book Title National Accounts and the Environment
  • Editors I. Musu
    D. Siniscalco
  • Series Title Fondazione Eni Enrico Mattei (FEEM) Series on Economics, Energy and Environment
  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer Science+Business Media B.V. 1996
  • Publisher Name Springer, Dordrecht
  • eBook Packages Springer Book Archive
  • Hardcover ISBN 978-0-7923-3741-6
  • Softcover ISBN 978-94-010-7213-7
  • eBook ISBN 978-94-009-1592-3
  • Edition Number 1
  • Number of Pages XIV, 304
  • Number of Illustrations 0 b/w illustrations, 0 illustrations in colour
  • Topics Environmental Economics
    Environmental Management
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