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Economic Development and Environmental Sustainability: New Policy Options

Ramón López and Michael A. Toman (eds)

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2006
ISBN:
9780199298006
eISBN:
9780191603877
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199298009.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This paper examines the record of urban population growth, health, and health care spending in developing countries; describes the linkage between urban air pollution and health; and weighs policy ... More


 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


 Tradable Permits with Incomplete Monitoring: Evidence from Santiago's Particulate Permits Program

Juan‐Pablo Montero

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/9780195189650.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This essay extends the theoretical model of Montero (2004) and applies it to Santiago, Chile's total suspended particulate (TSP) program to compare the actual performance of this program with that of ... More


 The Market‐Based Lead Phasedown

Richard G. Newell and Kristian Rogers

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/9780195189650.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This essay uses the case study of the phasedown of lead gasoline in the United States to argue that market-based instruments can be effective in meeting environmental objectives at a lower cost than ... More


Observing in farms, in zoos, and in the wild

Marian Stamp Dawkins

in Observing Animal Behaviour: design and analysis of quantitative data

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780198569350
eISBN:
9780191717512
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198569350.003.0007
Subject:
Biology, Animal Biology

This chapter is about the various practical obstacles that can get in the way of carrying out a research project and how to avoid the worst pitfalls. The chief tips are: (i) contacting other people ... More


Property Rights Created under Statute in Common Law Legal Systems

Barry Barton

in Property and the Law in Energy and Natural Resources

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199579853
eISBN:
9780191722745
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199579853.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Environmental and Energy Law

Common law jurisdictions do not appear to have a generally accepted body of law for ascertaining whether the attributes of property ownership attach to permits granted under statutes. This chapter ... More


The rise of to-infinitival Exceptional Case-Marking

Bettelou Los

in The Rise of the To-Infinitive

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199274765
eISBN:
9780191705885
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199274765.003.0009
Subject:
Linguistics, Historical Linguistics

This chapter discusses the rise of to-infinitival Exceptional Case-Marking (ECM) constructions as in, He believes the results to be unscientific, in late Middle English. It argues that a distinction ... More


The Identity Thieves of the Indian Ocean: Forgery, Fraud and the Origins of South African Immigration Control, 1890s–1920s

Andrew MacDonald

in Registration and Recognition: Documenting the Person in World History

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780197265314
eISBN:
9780191760402
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197265314.003.0010
Subject:
History, World Modern History

This chapter is about the fate of a registration system designed for the exclusion of ‘undesirable’ Indian migrants to South Africa in the first decades of the twentieth century. It traces the ... More


CO2 and the Greenhouse Effect: A Game-Theoretic Explorathion

Michael Hoel

in The Environment and Emerging Development Issues: Volume 2

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199240708
eISBN:
9780191718106
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199240708.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter uses game theoretic models to examine scope for international cooperation for reducing CO2 emissions. Though the collective benefits of reduced emissions may be significant, it is in no ... More


Derivative Markets for Pollution Permits and Incentives to Innovate

Linda R. Cohen and Amihai Glazer

in Climate Change and Common Sense: Essays in Honour of Tom Schelling

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199692873
eISBN:
9780191738371
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199692873.003.0012
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Innovation can be encouraged by grants of a patent monopoly, subsidies to innovative activities, and prizes to innovators. This chapter examines a fourth mechanism—a firm engaged in R&D has private ... More


The Uses of Reason in Morality

John Kekes

in Enjoyment: The Moral Significance of Styles of Life

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199546923
eISBN:
9780191720109
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199546923.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter considers the distinctions between the practical and theoretical, particular and general, and permitting and requiring uses of reason. Moral reasons are shown to be typically practical, ... More


Modality: basic notions

Brian Leftow

in God and Necessity

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199263356
eISBN:
9780191741777
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199263356.003.0014
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion, Metaphysics/Epistemology

Once God thinks up all candidate secular states of affairs, He settles their modal status. This chapter considers why these acquire the modal status they do. Its account centers on God’s preventing ... More


The genesis of secular modality

Brian Leftow

in God and Necessity

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199263356
eISBN:
9780191741777
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199263356.003.0015
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This chapter sets out the genesis of secular modal status as a sequence, though in this context being earlier only means being presupposed by what follows. The steps are: God thinks up secular states ... More


Securing Building Permits

Mary Elise Sarotte

in 1989: The Struggle to Create Post-Cold War Europe

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691163710
eISBN:
9781400852307
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691163710.003.0006
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter details how Helmut Kohl still had to secure building permits to start work even after the prefab model emerged as the winner among the models. Kohl particularly had to convince Gorbachev ... More


Environmentally Related Levies

Jean‐Philippe Barde and Nils Axel Braathen

in Theory and Practice of Excise Taxation: Smoking, Drinking, Gambling, Polluting, and Driving

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2005
ISBN:
9780199278596
eISBN:
9780191602856
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199278598.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

Although the need for environmentally related taxes, charges, and tradable permits is widely recognized, in practice command-and-control types of regulations still dominate the environmental ... More


Lecture 1

T.N. Srinivasan

in Growth, sustainability, and India's Economic Reforms

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198076384
eISBN:
9780199080854
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198076384.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter draws a distinction between the intrinsic and instrumental values of India's development. It argues that since long before independence, there was a consensus on the intrinsic ... More


Emissions Trading as a Policy Instrument: Evaluation and Prospects

Marc Gronwald and Beat Hintermann (eds)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780262029285
eISBN:
9780262330435
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262029285.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This book is the result of a workshop about emission permit markets in Venice, organized by the editors in collaboration with CESifo. The individual contributions were written independently of each ... More


The Evolution of National and Regional Factors in US Housing Construction *

James H. Stock and Mark W. Watson

in Volatility and Time Series Econometrics: Essays in Honor of Robert Engle

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199549498
eISBN:
9780191720567
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199549498.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Econometrics

This chapter builds on Engle's work and examines the coevolution of state-level building permits for residential units. The aim is to provide new findings concerning the link between housing ... More


How Should International Greenhouse Gas Agreements Be Designed?

Michael Hoel

in The Economics of Transnational Commons

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198292203
eISBN:
9780191684883
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198292203.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

The chapter states that one of the most serious environmental problems in the next century may be climatic changes caused by the greenhouse effect. The chapter defines the greenhouse problem as a ... More


Prior Restraints

ERIC BARENDT

in Freedom of Speech

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199225811
eISBN:
9780191714139
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199225811.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

It is a commonplace observation that the law regards, and is right to regard, prior restraints on speech and writing with particular hostility. One fundamental question is whether the differences ... More


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