Tradeable Permits

Policy Evaluation, Design and Reform

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The search for cost-effective environmental policy measures has led to an increase in the use of tradeable permit systems.  This publication offers valuable lessons for applying tradeable permits and provides links between policy evaluation and policy making general.  It is for government officials responsible for the implementation and reform of tradeable permit systems, researchers concerned with their analysis and evaluation, and other stakeholders interested in the more general issues associated with environmental policy design and evaluation.



Ex Post Evaluation of Tradeable Permits

Methodological Issues and Literature Review

The workshop on the ‘Ex Post Evaluation of Tradeable Permits’ held at the OECD on January 21st–22nd, 2003 had multiple objectives. It sought not only to add to our stock of knowledge about how well tradeable permit systems work and the design features that contribute to desirable outcomes, it also sought to use detailed analysis of case studies to shed light on the evaluation process itself, as well as on more general issues associated with the links between policy evaluation and ...


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