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Environmental Degradation and Institutional Responses

Series: Handbook of Environmental Economics Volume: 1

Edited By: K G Maler and J Vincent

528 pages, Figs, tabs


Hardback | May 2003 | #141572 | ISBN: 0444500634
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Includes consideration of the dynamics of natural systems and takes a global perspective, with attention paid to issues in rich and poor countries.


Geophysical and geochemical aspects of environmental degradation (B. Bolin). Ecosystem dynamics (S. Levin, S. Pacala). Property rights, public goods, and the environment (D. Starrett). Economics of common property management regimes (J.-M. Baland, J.-P. Platteau). Population, poverty, and the natural environment (P. Dasgupta). The Theory of pollution policy (G. Helfand, P. Berck, T. Maull). Mechanism design and the environment (E. Maskin, S. Baliga). The Political economy of environmental policy (W. Oates, P. Portney). Experience with market-based environmental policy instruments (R. Stavins). Experimental evaluations of policy instruments (P. Bohm). Technological change and the environment (A. Jaffe, R. Newell, R. Stavins).

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