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Automobile Fuel Economy Standards: Impacts, Efficiency, and Alternatives

Soren T. Anderson, Ian W. H. Parry, James M. Sallee and Carolyn Fischer.

in Review of Environmental Economics and Policy

January 2011; p ublished online May 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Environmental Economics; Energy Economics; Transportation Systems; Taxation, Subsidies, and Revenue. 9079 words.

This article discusses automobile fuel economy standards in the United States and other countries. We first describe how these programs affect the automobile market, including impacts on...

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Clean energy and international oil

Marianne Haug.

in Oxford Review of Economic Policy

January 2011; p ublished online January 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Agricultural, Environmental, and Natural Resource Economics; Taxation, Subsidies, and Revenue; Environmental Economics; Market Structure, Firm Strategy, and Market Performance; Technological Change; Research and Development; Welfare Economics; Renewable Resources and Conservation; Energy Economics; Economic History; Market Structure and Pricing; Non-renewable Resources and Conservation. 12012 words.

Oil has been the world's dominant fuel for more than 50 years. Substitution of oil for power generation and heating has progressed since the 1970s, but substitution of oil in transport...

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Mandates and the Incentive for Environmental Innovation

Matthew S Clancy and GianCarlo Moschini.

in American Journal of Agricultural Economics

January 2018; p ublished online October 2017 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Taxation, Subsidies, and Revenue; Technological Change; Research and Development; Energy Economics; Environmental Economics. 12342 words.

Mandates, which establish minimum use quotas for certain goods, are becoming increasingly popular policy tools to promote renewable energy use. In addition to mitigating the pollution...

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Pounds That Kill: The External Costs of Vehicle Weight

Michael L. Anderson and Maximilian Auffhammer.

in The Review of Economic Studies

April 2014; p ublished online October 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Environmental Economics; Economics of Health; Energy Economics; Transportation Systems; Taxation, Subsidies, and Revenue. 21292 words.

Heavier vehicles are safer for their own occupants but more hazardous for other vehicles. Simple theory thus suggests that an unregulated vehicle fleet is inefficiently heavy. Using three...

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The Social Costs and Benefits of Biofuels: The Intersection of Environmental, Energy and Agricultural Policy

Harry de Gorter and David R. Just.

in Applied Economic Perspectives and Policy

March 2010; p ublished online March 2010 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Environmental Economics; Energy Economics; Transportation Systems; Taxation, Subsidies, and Revenue. 14591 words.

The efficacy of alternative biofuel policies in achieving energy, environmental and agricultural policy goals is assessed using economic cost-benefit analysis. Government mandates are...

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