On the Flexibility of Optimal Policies for Green Design

Fraser, Iain M and Choe, C. (2001) On the Flexibility of Optimal Policies for Green Design. Environmental and Resource Economics, 18 . pp. 367-371. ISSN 0924-6460. (The full text of this publication is not currently available from this repository. You may be able to access a copy if URLs are provided)

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Several recent papers show that different combinations of taxes and subsidies can achieve the social optimum for green design and household waste management when there are various market failures. This note shows that such policy flexibility exists only if all relevant actions by individual agents can be properly targeted by economic instruments. If the household can make a private effort to reduce waste, then an optimal policy is shown to be a unique combination of given economic instruments.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HB Economic Theory
Divisions: Faculties > Social Sciences > Kent Business School > Agri-Environment Economics
Depositing User: Iain Fraser
Date Deposited: 31 Aug 2008 18:57
Last Modified: 19 May 2014 14:31
Resource URI: https://kar.kent.ac.uk/id/eprint/5528 (The current URI for this page, for reference purposes)
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