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The Market and the Environment: The Effectiveness of Market Based Policy Instruments for Environmental Reform

Series: International Studies in Environmental Policy Making

Edited By: Thomas Sterner

Edward Elgar

Hardback | Dec 1999 | #96286 | ISBN: 185898906X
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Focuses on the environmental effects and effectiveness of market- based policy instruments, especially taxes, at improving the environment.


Disclosure strategies for pollution control, Tom Tietenberg; theoretical considerations regarding the effectiveness of policy instruments, Eirik Romstad; locally rational affection and the choice of environmental policy instruments, Francesco Ferrante; impacts of environmental policy on international trade and capital movement - a synopsis of the macroeconomic literature, Tim Jeppesen, et al; effects of uncertainty over environmental taxes on emission-reducing capital in an oligopoly, Fredrik Carlsson; regulating road transport externalities -pricing versus command-and-control, Olof Johansson-Stenman; variations on the wrong themes? A structures review of the double dividend debate, Andy Park and John C.V. Pezzy; environmental taxes seem to be effective instruments for the environment, Maria Teresa Ribeiro et al; energy and environmental taxes in the European Community and in the OECD countries, Ake Nordlander; energy and environmental taxation in Sweden - some experience from the Swedish Green Tax Commission, Runar Brannlund and Bengt Kristrom; the distributional effects of carbon regulation - why auctioned carbon permits are attractive and feasible, Peter Crampton and Suzi Kerr; market-based instruments for environmental policy in developing countries - from theory to practice with a case study of Sri Lanka's recent experience, P. Steele; environmental taxation in Kenya, Collins Ayoo and Mohamud A. Jama; economic instruments for environmental management in Tanzania - the case of environmental taxes, Godius Kahyarara; the role of enforcement and economic instruments in inducing environmental investment in a transition economy - the water sector in Romania, Clifford Zinnes et al; design and performance of economic instruments for waste management and air emission control in Hungary, Glenn Morris et al; do pollution charges reduce emissions in Lithuania? Randall A. Bluffstone. (Part contents)

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