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Theory of Environmental Policy

ISBN-10: 0521311128

ISBN-13: 9780521311120

Edition: 2nd 1988 (Revised)

Authors: William J. Baumol, Wallace E. Oates

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List price: $54.99
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 1988
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 2/26/1988
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 312
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.836
Language: English

Preface to the second edition
Preface to the first edition
Introduction: economic and environmental policy
On The Theory of Externalities
Relevance and the theory of externalities
Externalities: definition, significant types, and optimal-pricing conditions
Externalities: formal analysis
Uncertainty and the choice of policy instruments: price or quantity controls?
Market imperfections and the number of participants
Are competitive outputs with detrimental externalities necessarily excessive?
Detrimental externalities and nonconvexities in the production set
On optimal pricing of exhaustible resources
On The Design of Environmental Policy
Introduction to Part II
Efficiency without optimality: the charges and standards approach
Marketable emission permits for protection of the environment
Stochastic influences, direct controls, and taxes
Taxes versus subsidies: a partial analysis
Environmental protection and the distribution of income
International environmental issues
national or local standards for environmental quality?
Index