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Recent Policy Issues in Environmental and Resource Economics

  • Peter Michaelis
  • Frank Stähler

Part of the Contributions to Economics book series (CE)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages ii-vii
  2. Introduction

    1. Peter Michaelis, Frank Stähler
      Pages 1-3
  3. Domestic Policy Issues

  4. International Policy Issues

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 47-47
    2. Gernot Klepper
      Pages 49-101
    3. Gernot Klepper, Frank Stähler
      Pages 103-120
    4. Johannes Heister
      Pages 121-154
  5. Back Matter
    Pages 194-194

About these proceedings

Introduction

Peter Michaelis and Frank Stahler This book deals with recent policy issues in environmental and resource economics. To collect articles on recent policy issues is of course always also a question of taste. This volume tries to represent a broad range of papers which covers the double dividend hypothesis, the role of non-profit organizations for environmental policies, trade implications and international environmental agreements. It consists of two parts, a part on domestic policy issues and a part on international policy issues. A separate part on international policy issues would not have been on the agenda when this volume would have been published two decades ago. But international and global environmental problems are different from purely national problems and deserve a special approach. However, also domestic policies face new challenges. One new focus of domestic policies is the discussion on the relationship between environmental benefits and other policy objectives. 'Some Remarks on the Double Dividend Hypothesis' by Christian Scholz deals with this discussion. In opposition to a number of recent papers it is found that the possibility for a double dividend depends largely on the substitutability characteristics of taxed commodities.

Keywords

Economics Environmental Economics Environmental Policy International Economics Resource Economics Ressourcenökonomik Umweltpolitik Umweltökonomik sustainability

Editors and affiliations

  • Peter Michaelis
    • 1
  • Frank Stähler
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of EconomicsFachhochschule AnhaltBernburgGermany
  2. 2.Institute of Economic TheoryUniversity of KielKielGermany

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-642-47033-2
  • Copyright Information Physica-Verlag Heidelberg 1998
  • Publisher Name Physica-Verlag HD
  • eBook Packages Springer Book Archive
  • Print ISBN 978-3-7908-1137-7
  • Online ISBN 978-3-642-47033-2
  • Series Print ISSN 1431-1933
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