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Environmental Economics : Proceedings of a conference held by the Confederation of European Economic Associations at Oxford, 1993 - Gianna Boero

Environmental Economics

Proceedings of a conference held by the Confederation of European Economic Associations at Oxford, 1993

By: Gianna Boero (Editor), Aubrey Silberston (Editor)

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'Useful reading for green policy-makers and CEOs, who may discover that they can have their profits - and their environment too.' - Business Today Many questions related to environmental economics and policy are still open including the definition of goals, the choice of instruments, the impacts of environmental policies and the levels at which different environmental problems should be addressed. The papers collected in the book are intended to stimulate further discussion on some of these issues and to bring together studies in specific areas of environmental policy and from all around Europe. Following the introduction by the editors, the papers fall into four main areas: the evaluation of environmental damages and costs, the relationship between international trade and the environment, the analysis of incentive systems and the problem of sustainable development.

Preface - List of Contributors - Introduction; G.Boero & A.Silberston - PART 1: EVALUATION - General Equilibrium Costs and Benefits of Environmental Policies; L.Bergman - Comments; S.Fankhauser - Optimisation with an Environmental Input-Output Model; B.Bohm & M.Luptacik - Comments; A.Beltratti - Taxation and the Abuse of Environmental Policies; A.Knoester & J.van Sinderen - Do Environmental Taxes Yield a Double Dividend?; A.L.Bovenberg & R.A.de Mooij - PART 2: TRADE AND THE ENVIRONMENT - Environmental Legislation as a Tool of Trade Policy; M.Rauscher - Environmental Policy and Strategic International Trade; A.Ulph - Comments; G.Boero - PART 3: INCENTIVE SYSTEMS - The Royal Commission on Environmental Pollution; A.Silberston - Comments; C.A.E.Goodhart - Targeting Economic Incentives: the Case of Chlorine; C.Pichl - Ecotax, Rational Use of Energy and CO2 Emissions; O.Beaumais & T.Brechet - Comments; A.Ulph - The Impact of Pollution Control on Technology and Efficiency; L.Hetemaki - Comments; A.L.Bovenberg - CO2 Accumulation and Problems in Emission Abatement; O.Tahvonen, H.von Storch & J.Xu - Comments; D.Maddison - PART 4: SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT - Endogenous Growth and Environmental Preservation; I.Musu & M.Lines - Comments; R.Cervigni - Sustainable Growth: Models and Policy Implications; A.Beltratti - Comments; A.Ulph - Final Remarks; P.Maillet - Index

ISBN: 9780333609910
ISBN-10: 0333609913
Series: Confederation of European Economic Associations Conference Volumes
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 325
Published: 12th May 1995
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 21.59 x 13.79  x 3.0
Weight (kg): 0.59
Edition Number: 10