Values, Theory, Observation and Faith in Environmental Economics: An Examination of the Growth Follows Amenities Doctrine

Jon R. Miller
1998 Electronic Green Journal  
The Growth Follows Amenities Doctrine The West is changing, which greatly concerns those who want it to stay the same, to maintain a character and culture closely linked to commodity service flows from the natural environment, e.g., agriculture, wood products, hydropower, mining, and fishing and hunting. But not all resist change in the West. In fact, many advocate changes toward a socalled New West, characterized by a high quality of life and economic prosperity uncoupled from commodity extraction. 1
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