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This report surveys the empirical (economic) literature, asking whether there indeed is any evidence of different effects on the rate and direction of technological change associated with different environmental policy instruments.
The high price of some new non-polluting energy technologies makes it hard for them to compete with traditional energy sources. To curb industrial pollution, many OECD countries have intrduced poollution taxes.
This book provides a comprehensive discussion of these issues and of recent research on the environmental and economic impacts of applying environmentally related taxes.
Recommends that Member countries take effective measures to ensure that public environmental expenditure programmes are environmentally effective, economically efficient and managed in accordance with sound principles of public expenditure management.
The report proposes an in-depth analysis of the main methodological difficulties associated with estimating the social value of a reduction in risk to children. It also underlines key policy implications and inputs for further research.
This document discusses the Design for Environment impacts of Extended Producer Responsibility policies.
An in-depth assessment of the most recent conceptual and methodological developments in cost-benefit analysis and the environment.
This book builds upon existing literature to simultaneously examine disparities in the distribution of environmental impacts of environmental policy and in the distribution of financial effects among households.
This OECD book proposes an in depth analysis of the main methodological difficulties associated with estimating the social value of a reduction in environmental health risks to children.
This report was prepared by the Norwegian consultancy firm ECON Analyse as part of a broader work on "the political economy of environmentally related taxes".