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Ecotourism and the development of indigenous communities: the good, the bad, and the ugly.
A large part of the literature analyzing the links between biodiversity conservation and community development assumes that nature-based tourism managed by indigenous communities will result not onlyExpand
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Prices vs quantities with multiple pollutants
We examine the choice of policy instrument price, quantity, or a mix of the two when two pollutants are regulated and firms’ abatement costs are private information. A key parameter that affects thisExpand
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Policy Instruments for Environmental and Natural Resource Management
Thomas Sterner's book is an attempt to encourage more widespread and careful use of economic policy instruments. The book compares the accumulated experiences of the use of economic policyExpand
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Taxes, permits, and the diffusion of a new technology
This study looks at the effects of the choice between taxes and permits on the pattern of adoption of a new (pollution) emissions abatement technology. It uses a dynamic setting, where the regulatorExpand
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Tradable Permits in Developing Countries: Evidence From Air Pollution in Chile
Santiago was one of the first cities outside the OECD to implement a tradable permit program to control air pollution. This article looks closely at the program’s performance over the past 10 years,Expand
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Air Pollution Dynamics and the Need for Temporally Differentiated Road Pricing
In this paper we investigate the effects of the temporal variation of pollution dispersion, traffic flows and vehicular emissions on pollution concentration and illustrate the need for temporallyExpand
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Tradable Permits in Developing Countries: Evidence from Air Pollution in Santiago, Chile
Santiago was one of the first cities outside the OECD to implement a tradable permit program to control air pollution. This paper looks closely at the program’s performance over the past ten years,Expand
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Natural Resource Management: Challenges and Policy Options
Much of the improvement in living standards in developed and developing countries is attributable to the exploitation of nonrenewable and renewable resources. The problem is to know when theExpand
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Policy spillovers in the regulation of multiple pollutants
We analyze the interplay between policies aimed to control transboundary and local pollu- tants such as greenhouse gases and particulate matter. The two types of pollution interact in the abatementExpand
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Refunded emission payments and diffusion of NOx abatement technologies in Sweden
This paper studies how different NOx abatement technologies have diffused under the Swedish system of refunded emission payments (REP) and analyzes the determinants of the time to adoption. TheExpand
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