Regulation of Nitrogen Pollution: Taxes versus Quotas Choi, E. Kwan Feinerman, Eli Choi, E. Kwan
dc.contributor.department Economics 2018-02-17T21:58:07.000 2020-06-30T02:04:38Z 2020-06-30T02:04:38Z Sun Jan 01 00:00:00 UTC 1995 1995
dc.description.abstract <p>This paper investigates the effects of first-best policies to regulate nitrogen application. Some nitrogen fertilizer is applied ex ante before a random rainfall, but side dressed nitrogen may be applied ex post. First-best policy is a tax or a quota on ex ante application, because side dressed nitrogen is not leached. Since a risk-averse farmer uses more nitrogen ex ante than a risk-neutral farmer, a higher tax must be imposed on the former. Action equivalent first-best taxes and quotas are also welfare equivalent. An empirical model for wheat in Israel was used to demonstrate the analytical</p>
dc.description.comments <p>This is an article from <em>Journal of Agricultural and Resource Economics</em> 20 (1995): 122. Posted with permission.</p>
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dc.subject.disciplines Environmental Studies
dc.subject.disciplines Other Economics
dc.subject.disciplines Petroleum Engineering
dc.subject.keywords first-best policy
dc.subject.keywords quotas
dc.subject.keywords taxes
dc.title Regulation of Nitrogen Pollution: Taxes versus Quotas
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