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Who Bears The Economic Costs Of Environmental Regulations?, Don Fullerton, Erich Muehlegger 2017 University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Who Bears The Economic Costs Of Environmental Regulations?, Don Fullerton, Erich Muehlegger

Don Fullerton

Public economics has a well-developed literature on tax incidence – the ultimate burdens from tax policy.  This literature is used here to describe not only the distributional effects of environmental taxes or subsidies but also the likely incidence of non-tax regulations, energy efficiency standards, or other environmental mandates. Recent papers find that mandates can be more regressive than carbon taxes. We also describe how the distributional effects of such policies can be altered by various market conditions such as limited factor mobility, trade exposure, evasion, corruption, or imperfect competition. Finally, we review data on carbon-intensity of production and exports around the ...


Energy Policy: Regional Differences And Regulatory Choices, Madison Lane 2017 University of Pennsylvania

Energy Policy: Regional Differences And Regulatory Choices, Madison Lane

SPICE: Student Perspectives on Institutions, Choices and Ethics

Government regulation in the realm of energy policy is difficult due to the scope and diversity of regional energy differences, as well as the political context through which the issue is framed. There is largely a focus on the negative economic impacts of regulation, and a lack of emphasis on the possibility of economic success through transition to cleaner sources of energy. Ultimately, there is a general neglect in policy decision making of the connection between policy output on the national level and policy outcomes on the state and local level. By assessing the merits of different regulatory approaches and ...


Biobased Products And The Leed® Rating System, Meredith Chambers, Mikesch Muecke 2017 Iowa State University

Biobased Products And The Leed® Rating System, Meredith Chambers, Mikesch Muecke

Mikesch Muecke

At the beginning of the 20th century, over 40% by weight of all the materials consumed through the production of goods within the United States were comprised of renewable resources (Matos and Wagner 1998). In contrast, by the end of the 20th century renewable material usage had dropped to less than 8% by weight (Matos and Wagner 1998). Combined with both an increase in the overall rate at which we consume resources as well as growing awareness of the inherently finite availability of nonrenewable resources, the early decades of the 21st century may mark the beginning of a shift back ...


Safety In The Fishery Sector Of Pakistan: Exploratory Research, Mirza Zeeshan Baig 2017 World Maritime University

Safety In The Fishery Sector Of Pakistan: Exploratory Research, Mirza Zeeshan Baig

World Maritime University Dissertations

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Negative Impacts Of Illegal, Unreported And Unregulated Fishing Perpetrated By Mozambican Fishers, Catarina Maria Arminda Elias Vasco 2017 World Maritime University

Negative Impacts Of Illegal, Unreported And Unregulated Fishing Perpetrated By Mozambican Fishers, Catarina Maria Arminda Elias Vasco

World Maritime University Dissertations

No abstract provided.


Married: Implementation Of Marpol 73/78 In Nigeria, Ikpi Ofem Akpama 2017 World Maritime University

Married: Implementation Of Marpol 73/78 In Nigeria, Ikpi Ofem Akpama

World Maritime University Dissertations

No abstract provided.


A Study On The Effectiveness Of The Ism Code On The Seafarers' Awareness Of Safety Culture, Min Jung 2017 World Maritime University

A Study On The Effectiveness Of The Ism Code On The Seafarers' Awareness Of Safety Culture, Min Jung

World Maritime University Dissertations

No abstract provided.


Exposure And Vulnerability Of Senegal To The Introduction Of Harmful Aquatic Organisms And Pathogens By Ballast Water, Awa Camara 2017 World Maritime University

Exposure And Vulnerability Of Senegal To The Introduction Of Harmful Aquatic Organisms And Pathogens By Ballast Water, Awa Camara

World Maritime University Dissertations

No abstract provided.


Analysis Of Causes And Possible Methods Of Dealing With Mangrove Deforestation In Mozambican Coastal Areas: A Case Study Of Quelimane District In Zambézia Province, Mustafa Cesar Paulino Unaite 2017 World Maritime University

Analysis Of Causes And Possible Methods Of Dealing With Mangrove Deforestation In Mozambican Coastal Areas: A Case Study Of Quelimane District In Zambézia Province, Mustafa Cesar Paulino Unaite

World Maritime University Dissertations

No abstract provided.


An Analysis On Wreck Related National Laws Of The Republic Of Korea Considering The Nairobi International Convention On The Removal Of Wrecks, 2007, Byoung-yun Lee 2017 World Maritime University

An Analysis On Wreck Related National Laws Of The Republic Of Korea Considering The Nairobi International Convention On The Removal Of Wrecks, 2007, Byoung-Yun Lee

World Maritime University Dissertations

No abstract provided.


Towards An Integrated Ocean Governance Regime And Implementation Of The Sustainable Development Goal 14 In Nigeria, Taoheed Olalekan Folami 2017 World Maritime University

Towards An Integrated Ocean Governance Regime And Implementation Of The Sustainable Development Goal 14 In Nigeria, Taoheed Olalekan Folami

World Maritime University Dissertations

No abstract provided.


A Review Of Egypt’S First Ndc : Using A Purpose-Made Matrix While Investigating The Need For A Maritime Component, Mohamed S. Rowihil 2017 World Maritime University

A Review Of Egypt’S First Ndc : Using A Purpose-Made Matrix While Investigating The Need For A Maritime Component, Mohamed S. Rowihil

World Maritime University Dissertations

No abstract provided.


The Great Lakes Restoration Initiative: Cleaning Up Punctuated Equilibrium, Lindsey Juszczak 2017 Eastern Illinois University

The Great Lakes Restoration Initiative: Cleaning Up Punctuated Equilibrium, Lindsey Juszczak

The Eastern Illinois University Political Science Review

The author uses the punctuated equilibrium model to assess the growth and continued path of the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative. The author illustrates not only how the model helps to understand the initiative, but how the variables pertaining to the initiative also provide a greater understanding of the model, and how to change it. The author concludes by addressing how the model could change to be more responsive.


Using The Issue-Attention Cycle To Analyze The Marine Protection, Research, And Sanctuaries Act, Matthew Cain 2017 Eastern Illinois University

Using The Issue-Attention Cycle To Analyze The Marine Protection, Research, And Sanctuaries Act, Matthew Cain

The Eastern Illinois University Political Science Review

The author uses Anthony Downs' Issue Attention Cycle to analyze the rise and decline of attention to the dumping of sewage, sludge, and industrial waste into the ocean. Through the lens of the Marine Protection, Research, and Sanctuaries Act of 1972, the author finds that although Downs' model explains the rise and decline in policy attention in part, much greater emphasis should be put on public opinion.


Article Critique: “Shifting Winds: Explaining Variation In State Policies To Promote Small-Scale Wind Energy”, Luke Eastin 2017 Eastern Illinois University

Article Critique: “Shifting Winds: Explaining Variation In State Policies To Promote Small-Scale Wind Energy”, Luke Eastin

The Eastern Illinois University Political Science Review

This paper is a review of Tomas Koontz and Joshua Wiener's case study analysis that considered the extent of variance among three states in regard to their particular small-scale wind energy policies. Through this critique, the author provides both the benefits and difficulties with the research, along with the future prospects for research in this area of policy studies.


Climate Change Risk And The Maryland State Retirement And Pension System, Wes L. Hanson, Matthew Binstead, Nathan Hultman, Alan S. Miller, Travis St. Clair 2017 University of Maryland at College Park

Climate Change Risk And The Maryland State Retirement And Pension System, Wes L. Hanson, Matthew Binstead, Nathan Hultman, Alan S. Miller, Travis St. Clair

Wes L. Hanson

Climate change poses a real and meaningful threat to economies, industries, and companies at global, national, and local levels. The physical impacts of climate change create multiple, well-documented risks to people, governments, and business, but the risks are not limited to physical damages: other important risks include loss of competitiveness and value associated with the transition to a low carbon economy, and legal liability for the mismanagement of such risks. These risks are particularly relevant to public pension funds, which have long-running, predefined obligations to beneficiaries and need to sustain growth over longer time horizons.


Getches-Wilkinson Center Newsletter, Fall 2017, University of Colorado Boulder. Getches-Wilkinson Center for Natural Resources, Energy, and the Environment 2017 University of Colorado Law School

Getches-Wilkinson Center Newsletter, Fall 2017, University Of Colorado Boulder. Getches-Wilkinson Center For Natural Resources, Energy, And The Environment

Getches-Wilkinson Center for Natural Resources, Energy, and the Environment Newsletter (2013-)

No abstract provided.


Rural Waste Management Issues At Global Level (Introductory Chapter), Florin C. MIHAI, Mohammad J. Taherzadeh 2017 "Alexandru Ioan Cuza" University

Rural Waste Management Issues At Global Level (Introductory Chapter), Florin C. Mihai, Mohammad J. Taherzadeh

Florin C MIHAI

This chapter intends to draw attention to solid waste management sector toward rural areas
where bad practices and public health threats could be avoided through traditional and integrated
waste management routes. The expansion of waste collection services across rural
municipalities should be a priority for many countries. Agricultural and municipal waste
diversion from wild dumps and open burning practices must be avoided through smart solutions
at the local level which are cost-efficient particularly in developing countries. The book
further examines, on the one hand, the main challenges in the development of reliable waste management practices across rural regions and, on ...


Trends In The Environmental Health Job Market For New Graduates, Jason W. Marion, Timothy J. Murphy PhD, Anne Marie Zimeri PhD 2017 Eastern Kentucky University

Trends In The Environmental Health Job Market For New Graduates, Jason W. Marion, Timothy J. Murphy Phd, Anne Marie Zimeri Phd

EKU Faculty and Staff Scholarship

The question of whether the job market can support future graduates of environmental health programs remains an important and difficult question for environmental health programs, current and prospective students, parents, and other stakeholders. Our previous report using 2014 data from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics demonstrated anticipated growth and higher than average pay in the profession through at least 2022 for baccalaureate degree holders (Marion & Sinde, 2015). Growth in the profession does not necessarily translate into job availability if the market is saturated with job candidates. While university programs produce graduates, local health departments (LHDs) have suffered tremendous ...


Renewable, Ethical? Assessing The Energy Justice Potential Of Renewable Electricity, Aparajita Banerjee, Emily Prehoda, Roman Sidortsov, Chelsea Schelly 2017 Michigan Technological University

Renewable, Ethical? Assessing The Energy Justice Potential Of Renewable Electricity, Aparajita Banerjee, Emily Prehoda, Roman Sidortsov, Chelsea Schelly

Department of Social Sciences Publications

Energy justice is increasingly being used as a framework to conceptualize the impacts of energy decision making in more holistic ways and to consider the social implications in terms of existing ethical values. Similarly, renewable energy technologies are increasingly being promoted for their environmental and social benefits. However, little work has been done to systematically examine the extent to which, in what ways and in what contexts, renewable energy technologies can contribute to achieving energy justice. This paper assesses the potential of renewable electricity technologies to address energy justice in various global contexts via a systematic review of existing studies ...


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