Reducing energy-related negative externalities with market-based instruments

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Abstract

The purpose of this chapter is to contribute to the literature on the economics of public policy interventions in relation externalities. The chapter presents some theoretical constructs and evaluates the potential contribution of market-based instruments, either by avoiding negative externalities or boosting positive ones. The author takes the topical issue of 'Markets for Energy Efficiency' as the main framework for such policy assessment.

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  • Economics
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationExternality
Subtitle of host publicationEconomics, Management and Outcomes
PublisherNova Science Publishers, Inc.
Pages39-65
Number of pages27
ISBN (Print)9781619422490
Publication statusPublished - 2012 Dec 1
Publication categoryResearch
Peer-reviewedYes