Introduction and Overview of the Economics of International Environmental Agreements
17 Pages Posted: 20 Jul 1999
I describe the theoretical and empirical contributions that rigorous economic analysis can make in improving our understanding of the causes of and the solutions to a variety of international environmental problems. I do this by analyzing and summarizing the intellectual contributions of fourteen papers about the design and the implementation of international environmental agreements (IEAs).
JEL Classification: Q20, F42
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