This report was prepared by D. Demailly & P. Quirion of the research institute CIRED, France, and has benefited from a deep collaboration with the Institute for Prospective Technological Studies.
A research project on the economic valuation of environmental health risks to children has been developed in order to help policymakers identify health and safety risks that largely affect children, and to develop guidelines for the valuation of children’s health environmental risk.
This report proposes an overview of the current programmes designed to elaborate children's environmental health indicators. It also examines their consistency with OECD guidelines on the development and measurement of indicators, in order to determine their usefulness to OECD member countries.
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In the context of the work undertaken on the economic valuation of children's environmental health, this report considers current programmes in an overview designed to elaborate children's environmental health indicators.
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Extended Producer Responsibility is a policy approach where the responsibility of producers for their products is extended to include the social costs of waste management. This document, prepared by Prof. Stephen Smith, proposes a framework for analysing the costs and benefits of such programmes
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This document, prepared by Prof. David Pearce, assesses the political economy of the UK Climate Change Levy. The levy has contributed to the UK climate change targets. It may well have fared better than some regulations, but whether it has done better than a pure carbon tax is debateable.
This document, prepared by Prof. David Pearce, assesses the political economy of the UK Climate Change Levy. The levy has contributed to the UK climate change targets. It may well have fared better than some regulations, but whether it has done better than a pure carbon tax is debatable.
Dieser Bericht ueber die Ueberwindung von politischen Hindernissen bei der Einführung der Leistungsabhängigen Schwerverkehrsabgabe in der Schweiz wurde erstellt von Ueli Balmer vom schweizer Bundesamt fuer Raumenentwicklung.
This document, prepared by Ueli Balmer, assesses the political economy of the implementation of the distance-related fee for heavy goods vehicles in Switzerland. Due to the new fee, and a higher weight limit, heavy goods transport on the road has become much more efficient.