Environmental Economics

The Economics of Managing Chlorofluorocarbons: Stratospheric Ozone and Climate Issues

The purpose of this study has been to assemble the best available natural and social science information on the problem of managing CFC emissions and to assess the socioeconomic implications of various management strategies. The methodologies has been to evaluate the current state of knowledge available in order to arrive at interim judgments on the benefits and costs of alternative levels of control. In so doing the authors have attempted to determine the advantages and disadvantages of utilizing alternative control instruments and to identify critical areas for further research.

  • Keywords

    Subject:
    2. Cost-Benefit and Cost Effectiveness Analysis
    5. Distribution and Equity
    2. Cost-Benefit and Cost Effectiveness Analysis - Specific Sectors and Pollutants
    2. Cost-Benefit and Cost Effectiveness Analysis - Surveys and Critiques
    Environmental Media:
    a. Air
    a. Air - Stratospheric
    Authors:
    Cumberland, John H.
    Hibbs, James R.
    Hoch, Irving
    EPA Project Officer/ Manager:
    Hibbs, James R.
    Geographic Area:
    Study Purpose:
    Empirical Application, Data Development
    Inventory Record #: PE-0007
  • Participating Organizations

    Research Organization:

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    Funding Organization:
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    Non-EPA Publishing Organization:
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  • Report Details
    Type:
    Final
    Date:
    08/01/1982
    Number of Pages:
    511
    Comment: Published by an outside source.
    ISBN #:
    0-8018-2963-1
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