Review: Winston Harrington, Richard D. Mortgenstern, & Thomas Sterner, (Eds.), Choosing Environmental Policy: Comparing Instruments and Outcomes in the United States and Europe, Washington, D.C.: Resources for the Future (2004)

@inproceedings{Craig2006ReviewWH,
  title={Review: Winston Harrington, Richard D. Mortgenstern, & Thomas Sterner, (Eds.), Choosing Environmental Policy: Comparing Instruments and Outcomes in the United States and Europe, Washington, D.C.: Resources for the Future (2004)},
  author={Robin Kundis Craig},
  year={2006}
}
The debate over the relative merits of the traditional command and control (CAC) approach and the alleged more progressive economic incentive (EI) approach to environmental regulation has been prominent in American politics for the last two decades. The current Administration is clearly a proponent of increased use of economic incentives and reduced CAC regulation by the federal government. But is the choice of environmental policy instrument really a black-and-white choice? Can regulators… CONTINUE READING

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