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Marketable pollution permits : an economic incentive for managing air and water pollution

Robertson, Ian David

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The use of the marketable pollution permit (MPP) concept as an economic incentive for managing air and water pollution is examined. Forms of MPP systems include transferable discharge permits (TDPs), ambient permit systems (APS), emission permit systems (EPS) and the hybrid pollution-offset system (POS). The key insight is that a specialised market can be created for the trading of a new property right, the MPP, which entitles holders to discharge a specified quantity of pollution....[Show more]

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Date published: 1984
Type: Thesis (Masters)
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/130452

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