Wallace Oates is one of the most important scholars in both environmental economics and public finance and this new volume of his essays brings together his recent research in both these areas, covering theory, research and policy. The first half of the book includes papers on the political economy of environmental policy, the analysis of environmental regulation and environmental federalism. The second half deals with fiscal and regulatory competition, state and local government finance and fiscal federalism.
This new collection will be essential reading for scholars and students in both environmental economics and public finance.
The late Wallace E. Oates, formerly Professor of Economics, University of Maryland, College Park and University Fellow, Resources for the Future, US
Contents: Part I: The Political Economy of Environmental Policy Part II: The Analysis of Environmental Regulation Part III: Environmental Federalism Part IV: Fiscal and Regulatory Competition Part V: State and Local Government Finance Part VI: Fiscal Federalism Index