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Asymmetry of Taxes and Subsidies in Regulating Stochastic Mishap


  • Richard E. Just
  • David Zilberman


I. The model 140.—II. Marginal effects of taxes and subsidies, 142.—III. The role of risk preferences, 143.—IV. Relative effectiveness of taxes and subsidies, 145.—V. Conclusions, 147.

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  • Richard E. Just & David Zilberman, 1979. "Asymmetry of Taxes and Subsidies in Regulating Stochastic Mishap," The Quarterly Journal of Economics, Oxford University Press, vol. 93(1), pages 139-148.
  • Handle: RePEc:oup:qjecon:v:93:y:1979:i:1:p:139-148.

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    1. Zilberman, David & Just, Richard E., 1979. "Risk Aversion And Property Rights," 1979 Annual Meeting, July 29-August 1, Pullman, Washington 278195, American Agricultural Economics Association (New Name 2008: Agricultural and Applied Economics Association).
    2. Finkelshtain, Israel & Kislev, Yoav, 2004. "Taxes and subsidies in a polluting and politically powerful industry," Journal of Asian Economics, Elsevier, vol. 15(3), pages 481-492, June.
    3. Opaluch, James J., 1984. "The Use Of Liability Rules In Controlling Hazardous Waste Accidents: Theory And Practice," Northeastern Journal of Agricultural and Resource Economics, Northeastern Agricultural and Resource Economics Association, vol. 13(2), pages 1-8, October.
    4. Zivin, Joshua Graff & Just, Richard E. & Zilberman, David, 2005. "Risk Aversion, Liability Rules, and Safety," International Review of Law and Economics, Elsevier, vol. 25(4), pages 604-623, December.

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