Economic analysis of environmental policy and regulation

Economic analysis of environmental policy and regulation

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Conveys more of the texture and content of actual policy issues, the nature of the questions that analysts typically confront and how the basic tools of environmental economics can be applied to those questions. Explains how to develop a coherent set of questions for analysis that can accommodate multiple policy goals and constraints, the complexity of pollution problems and limitations of available information. Includes examples from authentic environmental regulatory policy analyses canvassing such issues as toxic chemicals, global climate change, ozone depletion, solid and hazardous wastes.The problem is that this Book does not exist, and in many cases there is really no hope of ever estimating the required ... Econometric estimation of the price elasticity of brake pads would tend to find it infinitely inelastic within the range ofanbsp;...

Title:Economic analysis of environmental policy and regulation
Author:Frank S. Arnold
Publisher:John Wiley & Sons Inc - 1995


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