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History of Political Economy (2020) 52 (1): 135–170.
Published: 01 February 2020
... real-world phenomena that required addressing via “Pigovian” policy instruments. It was only in the late 1950s and 1960s, with the growing social and political concern about large-scale pollution, that externality analysis came to capture the attention of economists, but even this early work...
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History of Political Economy (2011) 43 (2): 339–345.
Published: 01 June 2011
...H. Spencer Banzhaf Economists have tried to incorporate the environment into the economic calculus by incorporating shadow values of environmental improvements into benefit-cost analysis and by designing policies to price pollution. Environmental economists tend to present these practices...
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History of Political Economy (1975) 7 (3): 392–395.
Published: 01 September 1975
... perplexed and polarized econo- mists, it is the failure of economics to come to grips with present and po- tential pollution and environmental disruption attributable to runaway, un- monitored economic development. K. William Kapp accuses economic theory of irrelevance: “[It] has been made...
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History of Political Economy (1970) 2 (2): 205–224.
Published: 01 June 1970
... to segments of society that are economically much broader, and estheti- cally much less gifted, than populated Soh0 or the Left Bank in the last century at comparable standards of living. (6) Consider next two externalities of American affluence, namely, pollution and automation. Under the first...
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History of Political Economy (1997) 29 (suppl_1): 122–142.
Published: 01 January 1997
...) the “polluter” gets $0, and the victim gets $10 and does not have to taste the liquid; (2) the “polluter” gets $20, and the victim gets $10 and does have to taste the liquid. The latter outcome, where the victim is exposed to the externality is, of course, the efficient one. Out of forty experiments...
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History of Political Economy (2015) 47 (suppl_1): 227–252.
Published: 01 December 2015
... health; increases in crime, accidents, and employment-related illnesses and acci- dents; inadequate protection of motherhood; excessive smoke concentra- tions; noise pollution; unhealthy construction work; retardation of scien- tific progress because of patents; advertisement; and premature resource...
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History of Political Economy (1998) 30 (4): 601–625.
Published: 01 November 1998
... in order to achieve an efficient allocation of resources. Coase contends that the starting point for the analysis of externalities is the recognition of their recip- rocal nature (1960,2). The Pigouvian approach represents a misunder- standing of the problem: while, for example, the polluter’s...
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History of Political Economy 293–323.
Published: 26 August 2021
..., and the Credibility of the Contingent Valuation Method Harro Maas On March 5, 2020, Food Safety News reported that an infamous nitrate and phosphorus pollution litigation case was finally going to get an end- ing. In 2005, the attorney general of Oklahoma, Drew Edmondson, had filed a lawsuit, State of Oklahoma v...
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History of Political Economy (2015) 47 (suppl_1): 1–19.
Published: 01 December 2015
... . “Environmental Pollution: Economics and Policy.” American Economic Review 61 : 153 – 66 . Ledyard J. O. 2008 . “Market Failure.” In The New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics , edited by Durlauf Steven N. Blume Lawrence E. , 2nd ed. London : Palgrave Macmillan . doi:10.1057...
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History of Political Economy (2015) 47 (suppl_1): 77–98.
Published: 01 December 2015
... Era: Depression and Comprehensive Control.” K. William Kapp’s Social Costs of Private Enterprise (1950) introduces the consideration of the problems of air and water pollution, but in the context of a broad notion of social cost that explicitly relates back to the work of Veblen and Clark.2...
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History of Political Economy (1981) 13 (4): 849–850.
Published: 01 November 1981
...- petitors in utopian wares’’ (p. 197), for contemporary “anti-industrial enthusiasts’’ with their “hysterical” campaigns against economic growth and pollution (pp. 15 1-52), for Keynesians, “left-liberals,” the welfare state, etc. There is a great deal more in this vein-so much, indeed...
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History of Political Economy (2017) 49 (Supplement): 292–294.
Published: 01 December 2017
... at the Property and Environment Research Center (PERC). Banzhaf’s primary £eld of study is environmental policy analysis, especially related to the urban environment (such as sprawl and land use) and to issues related to energy and air pollution (including effects on ecosystems as well as urban...
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History of Political Economy (1997) 29 (suppl_1): 231–252.
Published: 01 January 1997
.... The central purpose of the scientific discipline of abstraction and analysis was the pursuit of truth—understood in “definitional” rather than “empirical” terms. “Good” theories were like “good” definitions; if the elements that polluted analysis were successfully stripped away...
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History of Political Economy (1975) 7 (3): 390–392.
Published: 01 September 1975
... with present and po- tential pollution and environmental disruption attributable to runaway, un- monitored economic development. K. William Kapp accuses economic theory of irrelevance: “[It] has been made increasingly more abstract and fot-ma1 at the price of a loss of relevance...
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History of Political Economy (2015) 47 (suppl_1): 271–292.
Published: 01 December 2015
... Index 285 “Protection and the Working Pollution, 14–15, 90 Classes,” 42–43, 45 Polycentric political systems, 221 Protective and Preferential Poor, environmentalism of the, 237 Import Duties, 43, 46 Poor Laws, 43–44, 44n, 47...
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History of Political Economy (2015) 47 (3): 481–510.
Published: 01 September 2015
... in the 1960 article are the market (with initial allocation of the right to the pollutee or the polluter), the firm, direct regulation, tax, and doing nothing at all. Rather than the Pigovian comparison between different products of the same arrangement, Coase explains that it is “preferable to use...
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History of Political Economy (2018) 50 (3): 511–548.
Published: 01 September 2018
... Rules, Expected Values, and Large Numbers .” Ethics 76 ( 1 ): 1 – 13 . Buchanan James M. 1968a . “ Student Revolts, Academic Liberalism, and Constitutional Attitudes .” Social Research 35 ( 4 ): 666 – 80 . Buchanan James M. 1968b . “ A Behavioral Theory of Pollution...
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History of Political Economy (1981) 13 (4): 846–849.
Published: 01 November 1981
...- Book reviews 849 ety’s ethical norms” (p. 224), for neo-Malthusians and socialists, “two com- petitors in utopian wares’’ (p. 197), for contemporary “anti-industrial enthusiasts’’ with their “hysterical” campaigns against economic growth and pollution (pp. 15 1-52), for Keynesians...
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History of Political Economy (2011) 43 (2): 347–352.
Published: 01 June 2011
... in preparing this manuscript. Copyright 2011 by Duke University Press 2011 References Feenberg Daniel Mills Edwin S. . 1980 . Measuring the Benefits of Water Pollution Abatement . New York : Academic Press . Goodwin Craufurd D. 2008 . Ecologist Meets Economics: Aldo Leopold...
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History of Political Economy (2019) 51 (S1): 204–227.
Published: 01 December 2019
... resolu- tions (Barry 2013, 19). It even failed where it succeeded: the territorial production complex Bratsk was one of the world s most polluted cities. The celebrated East-West gas and oil pipes leaked, damaging the environ- ment and leading to severe accidents, such as a gas explosion damaging two...