The economics of pollution.

  • 389 Pages
  • 1.65 MB
  • English
General Learning Press , Morristown, N.J
Pollution -- Economic asp
StatementHarold Wolozin, editor and contributing author.
LC ClassificationsHC79.P55 W64
The Physical Object
Paginationxv, 389 p.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5067670M
LC Control Number74075533

1 Welcome to Economics. What Is Economics, and Why Is It Important. By the end of this section, you will be able to: From tothe U.S. population increased by one-third and the size of the U.S. economy more than doubled. Since the s, however, the United States, using a variety of anti-pollution policies, has made genuine.

Pollution is a negative externality. Economists illustrate the social costs of production with a demand and supply diagram. The social costs include the private costs of production incurred by the company and the external costs of pollution that are passed on to society.

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The salient economic consequence of this is that pure or relatively unpolluted air is no longer a free good; it costs money.

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In the case of pollution, at the market output, social costs of production exceed social benefits to consumers, and the market produces too much of the product. We can see a general lesson here.

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Until now, books on the economic theory of pollution control have tended to be pitched either at a very high technical level of exposition, or at a level which is too low to allow recent theoretical developments to be explained.

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“The obvious pollution occurring in many places - worst of all, in the planned societies- has encouraged the growth of the environmental movement, which, however, as shown in previous chapters, has an agenda that goes far beyond clean-up and beautification, far beyond the stewardship of nature that is commanded by ancient religious tradition.

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An Efficient Level Of Pollution. Comparing Methods Of Pollution Control. Command‐And‐Control Methods. Pollution Charges And Subsidies. Marketable Emission Permits. Other Approaches. Putting It All Together.

Further Reading. Pollution Economics. By Dirk Forrister and Paul Bledsoe. Polluters whose emissions fall below the limit can sell the difference in the form of pollution allowances to other polluters.

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Imprint by: Natural Resource and Environmental Economics A catalogue record for this book is available from the British Library Library of Congress Cataloging-in-Publication Data Pollution flows, pollution stocks, and pollution damage The efficient level of pollution Expand/Collapse All; Foreword, Acknowledgements: Introduction (pg.

ii): Chapter 1: The Nature and Origins of Environmental Contamination (pg. 1): Chapter 2: Nature and Assessment of the Harm (pg. 45): Chapter 3: Economics and the Environment (pg.

): Chapter 4: Addressing Pollution Through the Tort System (pg. ): Chapter 5: Administrative Law (pg. ): Chapter. A book by Michael Faure () surveys this literature.

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