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RFF Policy and Governance Set

RFF research on policy includes the evaluation of command-and-control and incentive-based policy instruments, the comparative analyses of different regulatory strategies in a variety of settings, and the performance of alternative policy instruments like voluntary measures. The fourteen books in this collection range from theoretical works on the definition and governance of common property to applied studies on the enforcement of pollution control laws.

The RFF Library Collection brings back landmark books published by Resources for the Future throughout its nearly 60-year history as the pre-eminent research institution devoted exclusively to environmental issues. The Collection offers individuals and institutions the most classic and relevant literature across a range of environmental issues.

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11-14 of 14 results in RFF Policy and Governance Set
  1. The Future of Alaska

    Economic Consequences of Statehood

    By George Rogers

    Series: RFF Policy and Governance Set

    This book is both a discussion of key decisions Alaskans must make in coming years and a case study of problems of public finance and policy that accompany shifts in power. Originally published in 1962...

    Published January 18th 2011 by RFF Press

  2. Collective Decision Making

    Applications from Public Choice Theory

    By Clifford S. Russell

    Series: RFF Policy and Governance Set

    First Published in 2011. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published January 18th 2011 by RFF Press

  3. A Policy Approach to Political Representation

    Lessons from the Four Corners States

    By Helen M. Ingram, Nancy K. Laney, John R. McCain

    Series: RFF Policy and Governance Set

    Analyzes the extent to which the voters of Colorado, New Mexico, Arizona, and Utah are concerned about problems associated with development and the extent to which state senators respond to voters' concerns. Originally published in 1980...

    Published January 18th 2011 by RFF Press

  4. Enforcing Pollution Control Laws

    By Clifford S. Russell, Winston Harrington, William J. Vaughn

    Series: RFF Policy and Governance Set

    Economic models are used to show the extent of the difficulties involved in monitoring and enforcing pollution control laws on a continual basis. The authors make several recommendations for policy change. They also show that high rates of compliance can be achieved within tight budget constraints....

    Published January 18th 2011 by RFF Press

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