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  1. Environmental Regulation and Public Disclosure

    The Case of PROPER in Indonesia

    By Shakeb Afsah, Allen Blackman, Jorge H. Garcia, Thomas Sterner

    Series: Environment for Development

    This book is a remarkable case study of an environmental policy initiative for a national environmental regulatory system in the information age. In 1995 the Indonesian Ministry of Environment took the bold step to launch an environmental disclosure initiative called the Program for Pollution...

    Published March 7th 2013 by RFF Press

  2. Policy Instruments for Environmental and Natural Resource Management

    2nd Edition

    By Thomas Sterner, Jessica Coria

    Thomas Sterner's book is an attempt to encourage more widespread and careful use of economic policy instruments. The book compares the accumulated experiences of the use of economic policy instruments in the U.S. and Europe, as well as in rich and poor countries in Asia, Africa, and Latin America....

    Published December 13th 2011 by RFF Press

  3. Fuel Taxes and the Poor

    The Distributional Effects of Gasoline Taxation and Their Implications for Climate Policy

    Edited by Thomas Sterner

    Series: Environment for Development

    Fuel Taxes and the Poor challenges the conventional wisdom that gasoline taxation, an important and much-debated instrument of climate policy, has a disproportionately detrimental effect on poor people. Increased fuel taxes carry the potential to mitigate carbon emissions, reduce congestion, and...

    Published December 8th 2011 by RFF Press

  4. Choosing Environmental Policy

    Comparing Instruments and Outcomes in the United States and Europe

    Edited by Winston Professor Harrington, Richard D. Professor Morgenstern, Thomas Professor Sterner

    The two distinct approaches to environmental policy include direct regulation-sometimes called 'command and control' policies-and regulation by economic, or market-based incentives. This book is the first to compare the costs and outcomes of these approaches by examining realworld applications. In...

    Published September 16th 2004 by Routledge

  5. Policy Instruments for Environmental and Natural Resource Management

    By Thomas Professor Sterner

    As Thomas Sterner points out, the economic 'toolkit' for dealing with environmental problems has become formidable. It includes taxes, charges, permits, deposit-refund systems, labeling, and other information disclosure mechanisms. Though not all these devices are widely used, empirical application...

    Published November 20th 2002 by Routledge

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