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Economic Policy for the Environment and Natural Resources: Techniques for the Management and Control of Pollution

Series: New Horizons in Environmental Economics

Edited By: Anastasios Xepapadeas

245 pages, Figs, tabs

Edward Elgar

Hardback | Nov 1996 | #59715 | ISBN: 1858984130
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Wide-ranging presentation of some of the most important recent work on the theory and application of environmental policy at both the national and international level.| At the national level it focuses on instruments for pollution control. At the international level it discusses measures to promote international cooperation for the protection of the environment.


Environmental protection, producer insolvency, and lender liability; environmental feedbacks and optimal taxation oligopoly; environmental R&D, spillovers, and optimal policy schemes under oligopoly; voluntary agreements in environmental policy - a theoretical appraisal; environmental policy and the choice of the best available technology - an empirical assessment; managing common access resources under production externalities; issue linkage in global environmental problems; some reflections on multilateral environmental agreements; standards versus taxes in a dynamic duopoly model of trade; international negotiations on acid rains in Northern Europe - a discrete time iterative process.

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