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  • Maureen L Cropper, Wallace E Oates, E Oates, And Wallace, Nancy Bockstael, Gardner Brown +27 others
  • 1992
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No portion of this paper may be reproduced without permission of the authors. Discussion papers are research materials circulated by their authors for purposes of information and discussion. They have not undergone formal peer review or the editorial treatment accorded RFF books and other publications. Abstract This paper considers how actions to slow(More)
For 20 years the debate about clean air regulation has centered on acid rain and the controversy about acid rain in the Adirondack Park, which covers some six million acres in New York State. But until now policymakers have never had an estimate of the economic value of improvements to the park to New York State residents. Our five-year study quantifies the(More)
Title IV of the 1990 Clean Air Act Amendments initiated a dramatic reduction in emissions of sulfur dioxide and nitrogen oxides by electric power plants. This paper presents the results of an integrated assessment of the benefits and costs of the program, using the Tracking and Analysis Framework (TAF) developed for the National Acid Precipitation(More)
Discussion papers are research materials circulated by their authors for purposes of information and discussion. They have not necessarily undergone formal peer review. Abstract Global warming is one of the most critical, and also most daunting, challenges facing policymakers in the twenty-first century. Assessing a globally efficient time path for pricing(More)
This paper explores the interactions between taxes on work-related traffic congestion and pre-existing distortionary taxes in the labor market. A congestion tax raises the overall costs of commuting to work and discourages labor force participation at the margin, when revenues are returned in lump-sum transfers. We find that the resulting efficiency loss in(More)
  • Mark A Delucchi, James Murphy, David Greene, Gloria Helfand, Arthur Jacoby, Bob Johnston +13 others
  • 2000
i ACKNOWLEDGMENTS This report is one in a series that documents an analysis of the full social-cost of motor-vehicle use in the United States. The series is entitled The Annualized Social Cost of Motor-Vehicle Use in the United States, based on 1990-1991 Data. Support for the social-cost analysis was provided by Pew Charitable Trusts, the Federal Highway(More)
BACKGROUND Greenhouse gas (GHG) mitigation policies can provide ancillary benefits in terms of short-term improvements in air quality and associated health benefits. Several studies have analyzed the ancillary impacts of GHG policies for a variety of locations, pollutants, and policies. In this paper we review the existing evidence on ancillary health(More)
Resources for the Future is an independent, nonpartisan think tank that, through its social science research, enables policymakers and stakeholders to make better, more informed decisions about energy, environmental, and natural resource issues. Located in Washington, DC, its research scope comprises programs in nations around the world. The national debate(More)
The Environment for Development (EfD) initiative is an environmental economics program focused on international research collaboration, policy advice, and academic training. Discussion papers are research materials circulated by their authors for purposes of information and discussion. They have not necessarily undergone formal peer review. Abstract(More)