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The environmental consequences of decentralizing the decision to decentralize

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  • Bowman Cutter, W.
  • DeShazo, J.R.
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    Article provided by Elsevier in its journal Journal of Environmental Economics and Management.

    Volume (Year): 53 (2007)
    Issue (Month): 1 (January)
    Pages: 32-53

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    Handle: RePEc:eee:jeeman:v:53:y:2007:i:1:p:32-53

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    1. Chang, Howard F. & Sigman, Hilary & Traub, Leah G., 2014. "Endogenous decentralization in federal environmental policies," International Review of Law and Economics, Elsevier, Elsevier, vol. 37(C), pages 39-50.
    2. Millimet, Daniel L., 2013. "Environmental Federalism: A Survey of the Empirical Literature," IZA Discussion Papers 7831, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA).
    3. Hilary Sigman, 2007. "Decentralization and Environmental Quality: An International Analysis of Water Pollution," NBER Working Papers 13098, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.

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