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The RFF reader in environmental and resource policy

Author: Wallace E Oates; Resources for the Future.
Publisher: Washington, DC : Resources for the Future, ©2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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Contains articles that were originally published in RFF's quarterly magazine, "Resources". This title includes articles that address difficult public policy questions, such as environmental policy  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
RFF reader in environmental and resource policy.
Washington, DC : Resources for the Future, ©2006
(OCoLC)648022283
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Wallace E Oates; Resources for the Future.
ISBN: 1933115165 9781933115160 1933115173 9781933115177
OCLC Number: 60965807
Notes: Revised edition of: The RFF reader in environmental and resource management. c1999.
"An RFF Press book"--Title page verso.
Description: xx, 314 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: An economic perspective on environmental policy and resource management : an introduction / Wallace E. Oates --
What the science says : how we use it and abuse it to make health and environmental policy / James Wilson, J.W. Anderson --
Using science soundly : the Yucca Mountain standard / Robert W. Fri --
Economics clarifies choices about managing risk / Myrick Freeman III, Paul R. Portney --
Health-based environmental standards : balancing costs with benefits / Paul R. Portney, Winston Harrington --
Discounting the future : economics and ethics / Timothy J. Brennan --
Time and money : discounting's problematic allure / Paul R. Portney --
How much will people pay for longevity? / Alan J. Krupnick --
The Faustian bargain : risk, ethics, and nuclear energy / Allen V. Kneese --
Market-based approaches to environmental policy : a 'refresher' course / Paul R. Portney --
Trading cases : five examples of the use of markets in environmental and resource management / James Boyd [and others]. Economics incentives versus command and control / Winston Harrington, Richard D. Morgenstem --
Unleashing the Clean Water Act : the promise and challenge of the TMDL approach to water quality / Jim Boyd --
Penny-wise and pound-fuelish? : new car mileage standards in the United States / Paul R. Partney --
Is gasoline undertaxed in the United States? / Ian Parry --
Pay as you slow : road pricing to reduce traffic congestion / Ion Parry, Elena Safirova --
Cleaner air, cleaner water : one can lead to the other in the Chesapeake Bay / Anonymous --
Accounting for the environment / Spencer Banzhaf --
Greening the GDP : is it desirable? Is it feasible? / Joel Darmstadter --
Environmental federalism / Robert M. Schwab --
The arsenic rule : a case for decentralized standard setting? / Wallace E. Oates --
The interstate transport of air pollution : a regulatory dilemma / Alan Krupnick, Jhih-Shyang Shih. State innovation for environmental improvements : experimental federalism / Winston Harrington, Karen L. Palmer, Margaret Walls --
Catching market efficiencies : quota-based fisheries management / James Sanchirico, Richard Newell --
Marketing water : the obstacles and the impetus / Kenneth D. Frederick --
Ecosystem management : an uncharted path for public forests / Roger A. Sedjo --
Carving out some space : a guide to land preservation strategies / James Boyd, Kathryn Caballero, R. David Simpson --
A market approach to land preservation / Virginia McConnell, Margaret Walls, Elizabeth Kopits --
Preserving biodiversity as a resource / Roger A. Sedjo --
Cost-effective conservation : a review of what works to preserve biodiversity / Paul Ferraro, R. David Simpson --
Setting energy policy in the modern era : tough challenges lie ahead / William A. Pizer --
Petroleum : energy independence is unrealistic / Ian W.H. Parry, J.W. Anderson --
Coal : dirty cheap energy / J.W. Anderson --
Nuclear power : clean, costly, and controversial / Paul R. Portney --
Renewable sources of electricity : safe bet or tilting at windmills? / Joel Damstadter, Karen Palmer. The effectiveness and cost of energy efficiency programs / Kenneth Gillingham, Richard Newell, Karen Palmer --
Climate change and climate policy / J.W. Anderson --
How much climate change is too much? : an economics perspective / Jason F. Shogren, Michael A. Taman --
Choosing price or quantity controls for greenhouse gases / William A. Pizer --
Rethinking fossil fuels : the necessary step toward practical climate policy / Raymond J. Kapp --
Forest "sinks" as a tool for climate-change policymaking / Roger A. Sedjo --
The difficulty in defining sustainability / Michael A. Toman --
An almost practical step toward sustainability / Robert Solow --
Are market-based instruments the right first choice for countries in transition? / Ruth Greenspan Bell --
Demonstrating emissions trading in Taiyuan, China / Richard D. Morgenstem [and others] --
Saving the trees by helping the poor : a look at small producers along Brazil's Transamazon Highway / Charles Wood, Robert Walker --
Small is not necessarily beautiful : coping with dirty microenterprises in developing countries / Allen Blackman --
New investment abroad : can it reduce Chinese greenhouse gas emissions? / Allen Blackman --
Fighting antibiotic resistance : can economic incentives play a role? / Ramanan Laxminarayan --
Fending off invasive species : can we draw the line without turning to trade tariffs? / Michael Margolis --
Forty years in an emerging field : economics and environmental policy in retrospect / Wallace E. Oates.
Other Titles: RFF reader in environmental and resource management.
Responsibility: Wallace E. Oates, editor.
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