Environmental Economics

The Distributive Effects of Economic Instruments Used in Environmental Policy

The objectives of this report are to provide a conceptual overview of the distributive impacts of economic instruments , summarize the available evidence in the United States and Europe, discuss policy choices to deal with distributive effects, and provide a set of guidelines for the inclusion of distributive impacts in the analyses that are done on specific policy proposals.

Prepared for presentation at OECD Workshop on Distributive Effects of Economic Instruments, Paris, April 14-15, 1992

  • Keywords

    Subject:
    4. Economic Incentives and Other Innovative Approaches
    5. Distribution and Equity
    4. Economic Incentives and Other Innovative Approaches - Pollution Fees/Charges/Taxes
    4. Economic Incentives and Other Innovative Approaches - Trading and Marketable Permits
    Environmental Media:
    f. Multimedia
    Authors:
    Harrison, Jr., David
    Nichols, Albert L.
    EPA Project Officer/ Manager:
    Korb, Barry
    Geographic Area:
    Europe, United States
    Study Purpose:
    Empirical Application, Data Development, Policy Evaluation
    Inventory Record #: EE-0534
  • Participating Organizations

    Research Organization:

    National Economic Research Associates, Inc.Address:
    City: Cambridge State: MA ZIP: 02142
    Phone: Fax:
    E-mail:
    Funding Organization:
    Environmental Protection Agency, Office of Policy, Planning and EvaluationAddress:
    City: State: ZIP:
    Phone: Fax:
    E-mail:
  • Report Details
    Type:
    Draft
    Date:
    04/01/1992
    Number of Pages:
    104
    Comment:
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