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Final Summary: A Cross-Country Comparison of Market-Based Environmental Policies

By • Sep 28th, 2010 • Category: Honors Thesis, Research

This project is a case study of notable market-based environmental policies in the United States and Germany.  The particular policies examined include: The Btu Tax (US), the Ecological Tax Reform (ETR) (Germany), the Clean Air Act of 1990 (US), the E…



A Cross-Country Examination of Market-Based Environmental Policies

By • May 11th, 2010 • Category: Economics, Honors Thesis, Research

Our world is defined by the challenge of accommodating rising pressures on scarce natural resources, growing populations with increased living standards, and the need to preserve environmental quality for future generations.  Sound environmental policies are essential to manage these competing demands on our global resources.

But to ideally resolve these issues, policies should be smart.  They […]