Princeton University Library Catalog

Environmental markets : equity and efficiency / edited by Graciela Chichilnisky and Geoffrey Heal.

Format:
Book
Language:
English
Published/​Created:
New York : Columbia University Press, 2000.
Description:
viii, 298 p. ; 25 cm.
Series:
Economics for a sustainable earth series. [More in this series]
Summary note:
"Environmental Markets: Equity and Efficiency represents a systematic and in-depth study of the economic issues raised by this growing use of environmental markets. Focusing on the relationship between equity and efficiency - which is central to many of the debates between industrial and developing countries - the book explores the underlying economics and the possibilities for win-win solutions that benefit all parties to the problems."--BOOK JACKET.
Bibliographic references:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents:
  • Ch. 1. Introduction / Graciela Chichilnisky and Geoffrey Heal -- Ch. 2. Markets for Tradable Carbon Dioxide Emission Quotas: Principles and Practice / Graciela Chichilnisky and Geoffrey Heal -- Ch. 3. Equity and Efficiency in Environmental Markets: Global Trade in Carbon Dioxide Emissions / Graciela Chichilnisky, Geoffrey Heal and David Starrett -- Ch. 4. Emissions Constraints, Emission Permits, and Marginal Abatement Costs / Geoffrey Heal -- Ch. 5. Equilibrium and Efficiency: International Emission Permits Markets / Geoffrey Heal and Yun Lin -- Ch. 6. Efficiency Properties of a Constant-Ratio Mechanism for the Distribution of Tradable Emission Permits / Andrea Prat -- Ch. 7. Who Should Abate Carbon Emissions? An International Viewpoint / Graciela Chichilnisky and Geoffrey Heal -- Ch. 8. Differentiated or Uniform International Carbon Taxes: Theoretical Evidences and Procedural Constraints / Jean-Charles Hourcade and Laurent Gilotte --
  • Ch. 9. Efficiency and Distribution in Computable Models of Carbon Emission Abatement / Joaquim Oliveira Martins and Peter Sturm -- Ch. 10. Securitizing the Biosphere / Graciela Chichilnisky and Geoffrey Heal -- Ch. 11. Equity and Efficiency in Emission Markets: The Case for an International Bank for Environmental Settlements / Graciela Chichilnisky -- Ch. 12. The Clean Development Mechanism: Unwrapping the "Kyoto Surprise" / Jacob Werksman -- Ch. 13. Knowledge and the Environment: Markets with Privately Produced Public Goods / Graciela Chichilnisky -- Ch. 14. A Commentary on the Kyoto Protocol / Raul Estrada-Oyuela -- Appendix. The Kyoto Protocol of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change.
Subject(s):
ISBN:
  • 0231115881(cloth)
  • 023111589X (paper)
LCCN:
99040305
OCLC:
42027405
Related name:
RCP:
C - S