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The Economics of the Environment

Series: The International Library of Critical Writings in Economics

Edited By: WE Oates

608 pages, Figs

Edward Elgar

Paperback | Dec 1994 | #32917 | ISBN: 185898002X
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Hardback | Oct 1992 | #21775 | ISBN: 1852783605
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Valuable collection of some of the most important papers on this subject, including the work of Tietenburg, Baumol, Fisher and Rosen.


Part 1 Environmental economics - an overview: "Production, Consumption and Externalities", Robert U. Ayres. Part 2 The theory of environmental regulation: "On Taxation and the Control of Externalities", William J. Baumol; "Effluent Regulation and Long-run Optimality", Daniel F. Spulber; "Detrimental Externalities and Non-convexity of the Production Set", William J. Baumol and David F. Bradford; "The Problem of Social Cost", R.H. Coase; "On Divergences Between Social Cost and Private Cost, Ralph Turvey; "Prices vs Quantities", Martin L. Weitzman; "Uncertainty and the Choice of Pollution Control Instruments", Zvi Adar and James M. Griffin; "Effluent Charges and Licenses Under Uncertainty", Marc J. Roberts. Part 3 The design and implementation of environmental policy: "The Use of Standards and Prices for Protection of the Environment", William J. Baumol and Wallace E. Oates; "Land, Water, and Ownership", J.H. Dales; "Markets in Licenses and Efficient Pollution Control Programs", David W. Montgomery; "Transferrable Discharge Permits and the control of Stationary Air Pollution: A Survey and Synthesis", T.H. Tietenberg; "Transferable Discharge Permitsand Economic Efficiency: the Fox River", William O'Neil et al; "An Empirical Analysis of Economic Strategies for Controlling Air Pollution", Eugene P. Seskin et al; "Effluent Fees and Market Structure", Wallace E. Oates and Diana L. Strassmann; "Economic Prescriptions for Environmental Problems: How the Patient Followed Doctor's Orders", Robert W. Hahn. Part 4 Measuring the benefits and costs of environmental amenities. Part 5 The enforcement of environmental policies. Part 6 The economics of Conservation. (part contents)

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