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Optimal policy choice for transfrontier environmental problems

P. J. LLoyd

Optimal policy choice for transfrontier environmental problems

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Published by Dept. of Economics, University of Melbourne in Parkville, Vic .
Written in English

Edition Notes

Statementby P. Lloyd.
SeriesResearch paper / University of Melbourne, Department of Economics -- no.316, Research paper (University of Melbourne, Department of Economics) -- no.316.
ContributionsUniversity of Melbourne. Department of Economics.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20498657M
ISBN 10073250225X

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Environmental Policy, Intra-Industry Trade and Transfrontier Pollution Article in Environmental and Resource Economics 17(1) February with 22 Reads How we measure 'reads'.

Abstract. One of the most perplexing issues concerning the international economic dimensions of environmental management has to do with transfrontier pollution (TFP), which is perhaps of more direct policy relevance and immediacy than some of the more indirect questions — such as trade implications — that we have already discussed in considerable detail.

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