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Pollution Property and Prices: An Essay in Policy-Making and Economics. J. H. Dales

Pollution Property and Prices: An Essay in Policy-Making and Economics.

J. H. Dales

Published September 28th 1989
ISBN : 9780802060914
Paperback
120 pages
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In this text, originally published in 1968 by the University of Toronto Press, John Dales proposes a new policy instrument for tackling pollution problems, namely markets in pollution rights. Dales was one of the first economists to put forwardMoreIn this text, originally published in 1968 by the University of Toronto Press, John Dales proposes a new policy instrument for tackling pollution problems, namely markets in pollution rights. Dales was one of the first economists to put forward such a solution, and in subsequent years a system of emissions trading has evolved which is now a centrepiece in international discussions of how to address the problem of global climate change. Policymakers around the world are still exploring ways in which the marketable-rights approach may be used to increase the effectiveness of environmental regulation.