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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.
The Expert Meeting, held in Gyeongju, Korea (7-10 october 2003), sought to develop agricultural water quality and water use indicators for policy purposes. Contact: kevin.PARRIS@oecd.org
This paper gives an overview of issues and policy options concerning competitiveness and environmentally related taxes, and offers some suggestions on further research needs.
Five maritime countries from around the world announced the launch of a top-level task force to tackle the problems posed by illegal, unregulated and unreported (IUU) fishing to safeguard dwindling world fishery resources.
The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development and the European Environment Agency have developed a database which will help governments choose a mix of economic instruments and voluntary approaches for environmental protection.
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.
The Workshop on Organic Agriculture, hosted by the United States Department of Agriculture, was held in Washington D.C on 23-26 September 2002. All the papers and presentations made at the Workshop are now available on this site.
This study uses a partial equilibrium model of the steel sector to explore short to medium term impacts on the competitiveness of the steel sector of a potential broader use of economic instruments to limit CO2 emissions.
The Expert Meeting, held in Rome (March 2003), sought to develop soil erosion and soil biodiversity indicators for policy purposes. The discussion papers will be made publicly available following the meeting. Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
This report looks at key issues associated with households and firm-level decision-making with respect to the design, production, choice, use and disposal of consumer durables.