Application of Economic Instruments for Environmental Management: From Theoretical to Practical Constraints: Literature Review and Conceptual Notes

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Feb 2003
This presentation was commissioned by the Environment Network of the Regional Policy Dialogue for the II Hemispheric Meeting celebrated on February 25th and 26th, 2003. Three distinct criteria: Achievement of the optimal use level: to maximize social welfare achieving an optimum use/pollution level. Improvement of cost-effectiveness: to minimize social costs at a certain use/pollution target. Generation of revenue: to raise enough revenue to meet a certain budget requirement.