Kathleen Segerson

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This paper discusses both the opportunities for and the challenges associated with integrating economics and ecology in the study of ecosystem services. We distinguish between integration in positive versus normative analysis. There is rapid growth in positive research that combines the two disciplines to provide insight and better understanding of the(More)
Keywords: Behavioral economics Temptation Self-control Time-consistent preferences Energy-efficiency gap Energy efficiency standards Pigovian taxes a b s t r a c t The economic models that prescribe Pigovian taxation as the first-best means of reducing energy-related externalities are typically based on the neoclassical model of rational consumer choice.(More)
Description: The Fifth Amendment of the U.S. Constitution reads "nor shall private property be taken for public use, without just compensation". Often referred to as the eminent domain or takings clause, economists have made significant contributions to the understanding of both the proper scope of takings and when compensation should be paid. The Economics(More)
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