Government Failure and Market Failure : On the Inefficiency of Environmental and Energy Policy

@inproceedings{Anthoff2010GovernmentFA,
  title={Government Failure and Market Failure : On the Inefficiency of Environmental and Energy Policy},
  author={David Anthoff and Robert Hahn},
  year={2010}
}
In this essay, we describe some important themes in energy and environmental policy. There are two main reasons for our interest in these policies. First, such policies will likely be important in the coming decades as issues related to climate change and energy security come to the fore. Second, there are important lessons to be learned from a careful review of the actual performance of energy and environmental policies. We undertake a selective survey of the literature to highlight what is… CONTINUE READING