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Pollution Abatement Strategies in Central and Eastern Europe : Rff Press - Professor Michael A. Toman

Pollution Abatement Strategies in Central and Eastern Europe

Rff Press

Paperback Published: 1st January 1994
ISBN: 9780915707737
Number Of Pages: 104

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Protecting environmental quality while pursuing economic development poses a particularly difficult challenge to the countries of Central and Eastern Europe, where political and economic systems are changing rapidly following decades of environmental neglect and economic mismanagement. Advanced industrial nations also face difficult decisions about priorities and procedures for providing financial assistance to the region. In order to identify workable solutions, "Pollution Abatement Strategies in Central and Eastern Europe" investigates some of the leading pollution problems that these countries now face and examines the link between economic restructuring and environmental improvement. Contributors to the volume assess the changes in the region's environmental conditions likely to result from economic restructuring and the benefits that might arise from improvements. They also consider the design of effective environmental policies for economies in transition, including the need to introduce or reform basic economic, legal, and regulatory constructs. Comparisons of incentive-based versus command-and-control environmental policies suggest that, despite the difficulties in implementing them, incentive-based policy options are worth pursuing in Central and Eastern Europe.

Resources For The Futurep. iii
Forewordp. vii
Prefacep. ix
Motor Vehicles and Pollution in Central and Eastern Europep. 1
Assessing the Health Benefits of Improved Air Quality in Central and Eastern Europep. 15
Using Economic Incentives to Reduce Air Pollution Emissions in Central and Eastern Europe: The Case of Polandp. 25
Cost-Effective Control of Water Pollution in Central and Eastern Europep. 39
Tradable Sulfur Dioxide Emission Permits and European Economic Integrationp. 49
The Allocation of Environmental Liabilities in Central and Eastern Europep. 61
Environmental Policies, Economic Restructuring, and Institutional Development in the Former Soviet Unionp. 73
Economic Restructuring and the Environment: Exploiting Win-Win Opportunitiesp. 81
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ISBN: 9780915707737
ISBN-10: 091570773X
Series: Rff Press
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 104
Published: 1st January 1994
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 23.5 x 15.88  x 0.64
Weight (kg): 0.18
Edition Number: 1

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