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If you cannot take the heat, get out of the cerrado... Recovering the equilibrium amenity cost of nonmarginal climate change in Brazil
(Journal of Regional Science, 2007-02-01)
This paper presents an empirical technique for valuing large changes in nonmarketed local attributes (e.g., climate amenities) without data describing prices of locally traded commodities like housing. A model of endogenous ...
The Market-Based Lead Phasedown
(Moving to Markets in Environmental Regulation: Lessons from Twenty Years of Experience, 2006-10-01)
© 2007 by Oxford University Press. All rights reserved.This essay uses the case study of the phasedown of lead gasoline in the United States to argue that market-based instruments can be effective in meeting environmental ...
Information programs for technology adoption: The case of energy-efficiency audits
(Resource and Energy Economics, 2004-03-01)
We analyze technology adoption decisions of manufacturing plants in response to government-sponsored energy audits. Overall, plants adopt about half of the recommended energy-efficiency projects. Using fixed effects logit ...
A cost-benefit analysis of water quality protection in the Catawba basin
(Journal of the American Water Resources Association, 2002-01-01)
The primary objective of this study was to perform a cost-benefit analysis of maintaining the current level of water quality in the Catawba River basin. Economic benefits were estimated using a stated preference survey method ...
An Empirical Bayes Approach to Combining and Comparing Estimates of the Value of a Statistical Life for Environmental Policy Analysis
(Resource and Environmental Economics, 2006)
Cost Heterogeneity and the Potential Savings from Market-Based Policies
(Journal of Regulatory Economics, 2003-01-01)
Policy makers and analysts are often faced with situations where it is unclear whether market-based instruments hold real promise of reducing costs, relative to conventional uniform standards. We develop analytic expressions ...
Do Migrants Degrade Coastal Environments? Migration, Natural Resource Extraction and Poverty in North Sulawesi, Indonesia.
(Hum Ecol Interdiscip J, 2005-06)
Recent literature on migration and the environment has identified key mediating variables such as how migrants extract resources from the environment for their livelihoods, the rate and efficiency of extraction, and the ...
Climate change and forest sinks: Factors affecting the costs of carbon sequestration
(Journal of Environmental Economics and Management, 2000-11-30)
The possibility of encouraging the growth of forests as a means of sequestering carbon dioxide has received considerable attention, partly because of evidence that this can be a relatively inexpensive means of combating ...