Corpus ID: 164115969

Essays on Environmental Economics: Environmental Compliance, Policy andGovernance

  title={Essays on Environmental Economics: Environmental Compliance, Policy andGovernance},
  author={Jing Xu},
  • Jing Xu
  • Published 2012
  • Political Science
Esta tesis doctoral estudia distintos problemas de economia medioambiental, con un enfasis en la regulaccion medioambiental (incluyendo politicas, aplicacion y gobernanza) y en su cumplimiento por parte de las empresas. Consta de tres capitulos, unidos por el tema de regulacion ambiental, especificamente, la vision desde los niveles internacional, nacional y de empresa. El primer capitulo estudia los acuerdos internacionales en materia de medio ambiente, siendo el aspecto innovador la toma en… Expand

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