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The Management of Nonpoint Source Pollution: Proceedings of the 1991 Association of Environmental and Resource Economists Workshop (1991)

Paper Number: EE-0149

Document Date: 07/01/1991

Author(s):   Association of Environmental and Resource Economists

Subject Area(s): Economic Analysis, Nonpoint Source Pollution, Economic Incentives, Marketable Permits and Trading

Keywords: Economic Analysis, Nonpoint Source Pollution, Economic Incentives, Marketable Permits and Trading

Abstract: 

This document contains the proceedings for the 1991 Association of Environmental and Resource Economists Workshop held in Lexington, Kentucky in June 1991, which focused on management of nonpoint-source pollution control. The papers presented and included in these proceedings are the following:

Session IA: Conceptual Problems and Approaches

  • John Braden, University of Illinois, and Kathleen Segerson, University of Connecticut, "Information Problems in the Design of Nonpoint-Source Pollution Policy"
  • Mark Eiswerth, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, "Regulatory/Economic Instruments for Agricultural Pollution: Accounting for Input Substitution"
  •  Cesare Dosi and Michele Moretto, University of Padova, Padova, Italy, "Nonpoint Pollution Control, Information Asymmetry, and the Choice of Time Profile for Environmental Quality Standards"

Session IB: Conceptual Problems and Approaches (Continued)

  • A.P. Xepapadeas, on leave at the University of California at Berkeley, "Intertemporal Incentives and Moral Hazard in Nonpoint-Source Pollution"
  • K. William Easter, University of Minnesota, "Differences in the Transaction Costs of Strategies to Control Agricultural Pollution of Surface and Ground Water"
  • Marca Weinberg, Catherine Kling, and James Wilen, University of California at Davis, "Optimal Policies for the Control of Nonpoint-Source Pollution in a Second-best Environment"
  • David Letson, Stephen Crutchfield, and Arun Malik, Economic Research Service, USDA, "Point/Nonpoint-Source Trading for Controlling Estuarine Nutrient Loadings: A Feasibility Study"

Session II: Modeling Nonpoint-Source Control Contexts and Policies

  • John Antle and Susan Capalbo, Montana State University, "Integrating Economic and Physical Models for Analyzing Environmental Effects of Nonpoint-Source Pollution"
  • Robert Kellogg and David Ervin, Economic Research Service, USDA, "Data Requirements for Modeling and Evaluating National Policies Aimed at Controlling Nonpoint-Source Pollution"
  • Ariel Dinar, University of California at Davis, Edna Loehamn, Purdue University, Michael Moore, Economic Research Service, USDA, and Richard Howitt, University of California at Davis, "Regional Modeling and Economic Incentives to Control Drainage Pollution"
  • Marca Weinberg, Catherine Kling, and James Wilen, University of California at Davis, "Analysis of Policy Options for the Control of Agricultural Pollution in California's San Joaquin River Basin"

Session III: Experiments in Nonpoint-Source Pollution Control

  • William Boggess, University of Florida, and Eric Fliag, South Florida Water Management District, "The Florida Experience with Managing Nonpoint-Source Phosphorus"
  • Erik Lichtenberg, Ivar Strand, and Billy V. Lessley, University of Maryland, "Subsidizing Agricultural Nonpoint-Source Pollution Control: How Well Do Cost-Sharing and Technical Assistance Perform?"

This report is part of the  Environmental Economics Research Inventory.

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