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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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Divergences in Long-Run Trends in the Prices of Energy and Energy Services

Roger Fouquet.

in Review of Environmental Economics and Policy

January 2011; p ublished online July 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Agricultural, Environmental, and Natural Resource Economics; Prices, Business Fluctuations, and Cycles; Technological Change; Research and Development; Environmental Economics; Renewable Resources and Conservation; Energy Economics; Transportation Systems; Non-renewable Resources and Conservation. 10624 words.

This article presents new evidence on very long-run trends in the prices of energy and energy services, such as heat, power, transport, and light, using seven hundred years of data for the...

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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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