Title: River water pollution in Indonesia: an input-output analysis

Authors: Budy P. Resosudarmo

Addresses: Economics Division, Research School of Pacific and Asian Studies, The Australian National University, Canberra, ACT 0200, Australia

Abstract: Data from global environmental monitoring activities have shown alarming environmental conditions in many developing countries. Environmental policies that could improve the environment significantly, while at the same time maintaining the growth of economic activities are needed. Using an input-output analysis, this paper researches such policies with a view to applying them to Indonesia|s river water pollution. Firstly, this paper reviews river water quality and current policies in Indonesia. Secondly, it develops future policies to control such pollution.

Keywords: input-output analysis; environmental economics; development economics.

DOI: 10.1504/IJESD.2003.002363

International Journal of Environment and Sustainable Development, 2003 Vol.2 No.1, pp.62-77

Available online: 16 Jul 2003 *

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