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Economic Incentives and Environmental Policies: Principles and Practice

Series: Environment, Science and Society Volume: 1

Edited By: JB Opschoor and RK Turner

309 pages, Figs, tabs

Kluwer Academic Publishers

Hardback | Dec 1994 | #35728 | ISBN: 0792326016
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This work concentrates on the scientific and methodological aspects of the development, implementation and evaluation of economic instruments at a national level. The research is both theoretical and empirical.


Contents

1. Environmental Economics and Policy Instruments: an Overview; R.K. Turner, J.B. Opschoor. Part I: Economic Analysis of Environmental Policy Instruments. 2. Environmental Policy Failures and Environmental Policy Levels; H. Verbruggen. 3. Economic Incentives in Environmental Policy: Why are they White Ravens? A. de Savornin Lohman. 4. On the Design of Incentive Mechanisms in Environmental Policy; K. Conrad, Jianmin Wang. Part II: Economic Instruments: Empirical Aspects. 5. Instruments Choice in Water Pollution Policy in Italy; A. Fraschini, A. Cassone. 6. Carbon Taxation and Global Warming: Domestic Policy Aspects; D. Piacentino. 7. Environmental Policy Instruments: an Applied General Equilibrium Modelling Approach for Quantifying their Efficiency and Effectiveness; K. Conrad, M. Schroeder. 8. Regulating the Farmers' Use of Pesticides in Sweden; I.-M. Gren. 9. Economic Instruments for Environmental Protection in Agriculture: Some Basic Problems of Implementation; H. Nutzinger. Part III: Product Cycles, Innovation and the Design of Economic Instruments. 10. Chain Management in Environmental Policy: Analytical and Evaluative Concepts; J.B. Opschoor. 11. Waste Paper Cycle Management: Incentives and Product Chain Pressure Point or Leverage Point Analysis; G. Bertolini. 12. The Role of Economic Instruments in Solid Waste Management Policy; R.K. Turner, D. Pearce. 13. Policy Instruments to Stimulate Cleaner Technologies; R. Kemp, X. Olsthoorn, F. Oosterhuis, H. Verbruggen. Index.

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