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Environmental Regulation and Market Power

Competition Time Consistency and International Trade

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Published by Edward Elgar Pub .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Environmental Economics,
  • Economics - General,
  • Public Affairs & Administration,
  • Business & Economics,
  • Competition,
  • Environmental Policy,
  • Environmental impact charges,
  • International trade,
  • Business/Economics

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsEmmanuel Petrakis (Editor), Eftichios S. Sartzetakis (Editor), Anastasios Xepapadeas (Editor)
    The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages261
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL12043078M
    ISBN 101858988896
    ISBN 109781858988894

    Remaining federal and, especially, state regulation limits competition, and other federal policies such as those governing airport construction, the awarding of landing and take-off slots, and merger approvals in the airline industry have not accommodated healthy competition. Roosevelt set aside more Federal land for national parks and nature preserves than all of his predecessors combined. In the colonial era, access to natural resources was allocated by individual towns, and disputes over fisheries or land use were resolved at the local level. Revenues, which amount to about 3 percent of gross domestic product, have mainly been used to lower personal and payroll taxes.

    Please note that corrections may take a couple of weeks to filter through the various RePEc services. Politicians can respond to both preferences by stridently advocating tough policy objectives, while pursuing an implementation strategy that rarely forces businesses to close. Airline deregulation has been widely blamed for flight delays and airline crashes, and pundits have observed that divestiture and deregulation in telecommunications have left consumers confused if not abused. Environmental taxes raise the cost of producing products, acting as a tax on economic activity. The structure of the book allows instructors to combine the chapters in various ways according to their needs.

    For example, the damming of rivers for mills cut off upriver towns from fisheries; logging and clearing of forest in watersheds harmed local fisheries downstream. Distributional objectives are much better addressed by altering the income tax system or providing a safety net through the benefit system. Command and control approaches have been criticised for restricting technology, as there is no incentive for firms to innovate. Environmental, health, and safety regulation has imposed substantial costs on a few key industries, such as chemicals, electric utilities, steel, and automobiles. When the government gives away rights to pollute for free, companies acquire an asset with market value. Small Arrow Rather than inundate the reader with institutional details that will soon be out of date, this impressive book provides the tools necessary to analyze current and future regulatory and antitrust issues.


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About this book Introduction Pollution Under Environmental Regulation in Energy Markets provides a study of environmental regulation when energy markets are imperfectly competitive. Inthe 23 man crew of the Japanese fishing vessel Lucky Dragon was exposed to radioactive fallout from a hydrogen bomb test at Bikini Atollinan ecologically catastrophic oil spill from an offshore well in California's Santa Barbara Channel, Barry Commoner's protest against nuclear testing, Rachel Carson 's book Silent SpringPaul R.

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Revenues, which amount to about 3 percent of gross Environmental Regulation and Market Power book product, have mainly been used to lower personal and payroll taxes. In addition, to the extent that the force of argument and evidence matters in policy debates, the case for regulatory reform is stronger.

Congressional dissatisfaction with regulatory reform reflects a broader public criticism that has emerged in national media. The scholarly debate about the validity of "commodifying" human life or threatened wilderness is not Environmental Regulation and Market Power book source of political controversy.

In the colonial era, access to natural resources was allocated by individual towns, and disputes over fisheries or land use were resolved at the local level.

In the environmental, health, and safety arena, especially during the s, there has been little if any improvement in measures of environmental quality and illness and injuries related to products and workplaces. Unfortunately the history of regulatory reform of the s does not appear to fit this view.

The second burden of this article is to identify the roots of dissatisfaction, and to suggest measures that could be taken to preserve the benefits of regulatory reform. This practice resulted in placing a large number of North American game species on the edge of extinction.

These two factors are not necessarily connected. When the government gives away rights to pollute for free, companies acquire an asset with market value. The results suggest that environmental regulation drives innovation and export volumes in solar- and wind-power-related goods.

Department of Transportation, the House Energy and Commerce Committee, and the Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee, all of which still play important roles in shaping the industry. This is a gradual approach that could at least put us on the path away from the idea that pollution permits should be bestowed freely, with the nation getting nothing in return.

Auctioned emissions permits and emissions taxes do not create windfall gains to shareholders.

The Costs of Environmental Regulation in a Concentrated Industry

Pictures of Earth from space emphasized that the earth was small and fragile. Although this would soften the effect of the carbon tax, most studies find that the net result would be a decrease in jobs.

This offers hope that the Environmental Regulation and Market Power book generation of Americans will be substantially less dependent on fossil fuels than the present one.

Regulatory reform will be swept away because it has been tried and found wanting. Policymakers are currently debating proposals to implement nationwide tradable permit programs for nitrogen oxide and mercury and to strengthen the existing allowance trading program for sulfur dioxide.

This enhances their net worth. But which market-based instruments are best? We hold the commonwealth in trust for prosperity, and to lessen or destroy it is to commit treason against the future" [12] Beginning of the modern movement[ edit ] Earth Day flag.

These costs do not, however, loom large with respect to the performance of the national economy as evaluated with core macroeconomic indexes, such as productivity, balance of trade, employment, or inflation.

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