This document, prepared by Prof. Oene Oenema and Paul B.M. Berentsen, assesses the political economy of the implementation of the ‘minerals accounting system’ MINAS in the Netherlands. While the system contributed to some environmental improvements, the costs of its implementation were rather high.
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Drawing on previous work (OECD, 1997), this synthesis report on Environment and Employment expands the analysis with a particular emphasis on the economy-wide employment impacts of environmental policies in general, and of climate change policies in particular. The main objectives are to update information on employment in environmentally-related sectors in OECD Member countries; examine the contribution of environment-related local
This publication brings together the reports presented at the 2003 OECD workshop on Ex-Post Evaluation of Tradeable Permits and reviews the recent secondary literature on the evaluation of tradeable permits and policy evaluation.
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Environmental Pollution and Product Charges in Armenia: Assessment of Reform Progress and Direction for Further Improvement
Seminar proceedings (Part 1 and 2), from the OECD Seminar on "Extended Producer Responsibility Programme Implementation and Assessment".
Proceedings of the OECD Workshop on Environmentally Harmful Subsidies held on 7-8 November 2002. For the first time, experts from government and international organisations, academics, researchers and civil society took stock of and shared knowledge of subsidies and their environmental impacts, in the context of such diverse areas as agriculture, fisheries, energy, industry, transport, forestry and water resources.
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Tradable permits are rarely introduced alone, but are instead usually implemented with other policies such as regulations and taxes. This report examines the interactions between tradable permits and other policies, and sets out conditions under which it is preferable to use them in combination.
This paper gives an overview of issues and policy options concerning competitiveness and environmentally related taxes, and offers some suggestions on further research needs.
L'OCDE et l'Agence européenne pour l'environnement ont créé une base de données conçue pour aider les pouvoirs publics à faire des choix parmi les instruments économiques et approches volontaires utiles à la protection de l'environnement.
This document contains the papers prepared for a conference on Environmental Fiscal Reform hosted by the OECD and the Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation and Nuclear Safety, held in Berlin, Germany, 27 June 2002.