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Estimating Environmental Compliance Costs for Industry
This paper discusses the estimation of the costs incurred by the private sector in complying with federal environmental regulation. The purpose of the paper is to discuss the pros and cons of existing approaches to compliance cost estimation such as ex post survey estimation and ex ante estimation techniques (input cost accounting methods, engineering process models and, econometric models). The paper outlines new and more comprehensive methodologies (such as combining these techniques) and discusses potential problems associated with using these approaches in practice.
3. Cost and Economic Impacts Analysis
3. Costs and Economic Impact Analysis - MethodologyEnvironmental Media:
f. MultimediaAuthors: Kopp, Raymond J.
Portney, Paul R.EPA Project Officer/ Manager:
Kolb, JeffreyGeographic Area:Study Purpose: Methodology Development & Evaluation
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Resources for the Future Address: 1616 P Street, N.W.
City: Washington State: DC ZIP: 20036
Environmental Protection Agency, Office of Planning and Management Address:
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FinalDate:Number of Pages: 65
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