This page requires a taller screen.
Please rotate your device.

Environmental Economics and Markets

Environmental Economics and Markets Pullquote

Economics is the study of how individuals and societies make decisions regarding tradeoffs for scarce resources. Applying economic concepts to environmental goods and services can help to protect, sustain and properly value these resources and ensure their highest and best use.
Lisa McDonald
Senior Associate, Health & Environment

Balancing the Environment and Economy

Abt is a leading practitioner of environmental economics. We provide analysis of regulations and develop new market-based approaches to the challenge of protecting environmental quality, biologically and economically valuable ecosystems and public health. Our work covers diverse media—air, water and soil--at local, regional and global levels.