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Estimating equilibrium models of sorting across locations
(Economic Journal, 2007-03-01)
While there is growing interest in measuring the size and scope of local spillovers, it is well understood that such spillovers cannot be distinguished from unobservable local attributes using solely the observed location ...
Energy efficiency policies: A retrospective examination
(Annual Review of Environment and Resources, 2006-11-20)
We review literature on several types of energy efficiency policies: appliance standards, financial incentive programs, information and voluntary programs, and management of government energy use. For each, we provide a ...
Agglomeration effects in foreign direct investment and the pollution haven hypothesis
(Environmental and Resource Economics, 2009-06-01)
Does environmental regulation impair international competitiveness of pollution-intensive industries to the extent that they relocate to countries with less stringent regulation, turning those countries into "pollution havens"? ...
Does the median voter consume too much water? Analyzing the redistributive role of residential water bills
(National Tax Journal, 2002-12-01)
According to allocative efficiency criteria, water in the American West is often underpriced in urban sales. The political-economic process that motivates municipal managers to impose the resulting deadweight losses on their ...
Measuring the dynamic efficiency costs of regulators' preferences: Municipal water utilities in the Arid West
Evidence suggests that municipal water utility administrators in the western US price water significantly below its marginal cost and, in so doing, inefficiently exploit aquifer stocks and induce social surplus losses. This ...
A tale of two market failures: Technology and environmental policy
(Ecological Economics, 2005-08-01)
Market failures associated with environmental pollution interact with market failures associated with the innovation and diffusion of new technologies. These combined market failures provide a strong rationale for a portfolio ...
Modeling economy-wide vs sectoral climate policies using combined aggregate-sectoral models
(Energy Journal, 2006-07-25)
Economic analyses of climate change policies frequently focus on reductions of energy-related carbon dioxide emissions via market-based, economy-wide policies. The current course of environment and energy policy debate in ...
Modeling endogenous technological change for climate policy analysis
(Energy Economics, 2008-11-01)
The approach used to model technological change in a climate policy model is a critical determinant of its results in terms of the time path of CO2 prices and costs required to achieve various emission reduction goals. We ...
Examining conservation attitudes, perspectives, and challenges in India
(Biological Conservation, 2008-09-01)
Biodiversity conservation issues are often contentious and complex. Polarized debates on the effectiveness of protected areas and role of people inside them, charismatic species as conservation foci, and on specific policy ...
Current Policy and Status of DDT Use for Malaria Control in Ethiopia, Uganda, Kenya and South Africa
(Current Policy and Status of DDT Use for Malaria Control in Ethiopia, Uganda, Kenya and South Africa, 2005)