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India’s urban environment: air and water pollution and pollution abatement

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  • Sridhar, Kala S.
  • Kumar, Surender

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This paper focuses on air and water pollution in India’s cities, provides empirical evidence to demonstrate the seriousness of the challenges, discusses the relevant policies of national and local government that are used to address the challenges, discusses relevant political economy issues related to introducing pollution taxes or other policies which are aimed at “green” cities.

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Paper provided by University Library of Munich, Germany in its series MPRA Paper with number 43810.

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Date of creation: Dec 2012
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Handle: RePEc:pra:mprapa:43810

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Keywords: Urbanisation; Environment; Air pollution; Water pollution; Fiscal instruments;

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  1. Zhang, ZhongXiang, 2008. "Asian energy and environmental policy: Promoting growth while preserving the environment," Energy Policy, Elsevier, vol. 36(10), pages 3905-3924, October.
  2. Kumar, Surender & Managi, Shunsuke, 2009. "Compensation for environmental services and intergovernmental fiscal transfers: The case of India," Ecological Economics, Elsevier, vol. 68(12), pages 3052-3059, October.
  3. Sridhar, Kala Seetharam, 2009. "Costs and Challenges of Local Urban Services: Evidence from India's Cities," OUP Catalogue, Oxford University Press, number 9780198060840, September.
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