The Effect of Allowing Pollution Offsets with Imperfect Enforcement

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Hilary Sigman; Howard F. Chang;
(2011)
  • Journal: American Economic Review,volume 101,issue 3 May,pages268-72
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1257/aer.101.3.268
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    • jel: jel:Q58 | jel:K32 | jel:K42 | jel:Q54

Public policies for pollution control, including climate change policies, sometimes allow polluters in one sector subject to an emissions cap to offset excessive emissions in that sector with pollution abatement in another sector. The government may often find it more c... View more
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