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 Market‐Based Environmental Policies: What Can We Learn from U.S. Experience (and Related Research)?

Robert Stavins

in Moving to Markets in Environmental Regulation: Lessons from Twenty Years of Experience

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2007
ISBN:
9780195189650
eISBN:
9780199783694
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195189650.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This essay traces the history of market mechanisms and describes their theoretical advantages over prescriptive regulation. It gives an overview of the lessons learned about market instruments thus ... More


Specialization, Intercity Trade, and Urban Structure

Yannis M. Ioannides

in From Neighborhoods to Nations: The Economics of Social Interactions

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691126852
eISBN:
9781400845385
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691126852.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter examines the consequences of urban specialization and diversification for urban structure and intercity trade. It first reviews the empirical evidence on urban specialization and ... More


Optimal Exchange Rate Regimes: Turning Mundell-Fleming’s Dictum on Its Head

Amartya Lahiri, Rajesh Singh, and Carlos A. Végh

in Money, Crises, and Transition: Essays in Honor of Guillermo A. Calvo

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262182669
eISBN:
9780262282284
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262182669.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Econometrics

This chapter shows that the influential Mundell–Fleming result—that the choice of the optimal exchange rate regime should depend on the type of shock hitting the economy—critically depends on the ... More


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