Environmental Remediation Law and Economies in Transition

The paper discusses the design of environmental remediation laws in countries struggling with fundamental market and institutional reforms. Optimal cleanup standards, liability rules, and enforcement are discussed from the standpoint of both economic efficiency and practical implementation. Particular attention is paid to financing mechanisms and issues that arise during privatization.


Issue Date:
1999
Publication Type:
Working or Discussion Paper
PURL Identifier:
http://purl.umn.edu/10721
Total Pages:
24
JEL Codes:
K32; P21; Q28
Series Statement:
Discussion Paper 99-21




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