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The Distributional Effects of Environmental Policy

Edited By: Ysé Serret and Nick Johnstone

336 pages, Figs, tabs

Edward Elgar

Hardback | Dec 2006 | #157630 | ISBN: 1845423151
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About this book

Published in association with the OECD.

This publication is a milestone in the analysis of the distributional impacts of environmental policy, building upon existing literature to simultaneously examine disparities in the distribution of environmental impacts and in the distribution of financial effects amongst households.

Contents:
1. Introduction: Distributional Effects of Environmental Policy
Part I: Conceptual Frameworks and Literature Review
2. Framework for Assessing the Distribution of Environmental Quality 3. Framework for Assessing the Distribution of Financial Effects of Environmental Policy
Part II: Evidence on the Distributional Effects of Environmental Policies
4. Distributional Effects of the Ecological Tax Reform in Germany: An Evaluation with Microsimulation Model 5. The Distributional Effects of Direct Regulation: A Case Study of Energy Efficiency Appliance Standards Part III: Evidence on the Distribution of Environmental Quality
6. Exposure to Environmental Urban Noise Pollution in Birmingham, UK 7. Environmental Equity and the Siting of Hazardous Waste Facilities in OECD Countries 8. Distributional Effects of Environmental Policy Conclusions and Policy Implications
Contributors include:
I.J. Bateman, C. Bork, J.S. Brainard, J. Hamilton, N. Johnstone, A.P. Jones, A.A. Lovett, B. Kristr#m, D.W. Pearce, Y. Serret, R.J. Sutherland


Contents

Preface; 1. Introduction: Distributional Effects of Environmental Policy Part I: Conceptual Frameworks and Literature Review; 2. Framework for Assessing the Distribution of Environmental Quality; 3. Framework for Assessing the Distribution of Financial Effects of Environmental Policy Part II: Evidence on the Distributional Effects of Environmental Policies; 4. Distributional Effects of the Ecological Tax Reform in Germany: An Evaluation with Microsimulation Model; 5. The Distributional Effects of Direct Regulation: A Case Study of Energy Efficiency Appliance Standards Part III: Evidence on the Distribution of Environmental Quality; 6. Exposure to Environmental Urban Noise Pollution in Birmingham, UK; 7. Environmental Equity and the Siting of Hazardous Waste Facilities in OECD Countries; 8. Distributional Effects of Environmental Policy Conclusions and Policy Implications References Index.

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