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Air Pollution and Human Health

Air Pollution and Human Health

1st Edition

Lester B. Lave, Eugene P. Seskin
January 19, 2011

Upon competition of a ten year research project which analyzes the effect of air pollution and death rates in US cities, Lester B. Lave and Eugene P. Seskin conclude that the mortality rate in the US could shrink by seven percent with a similar if not greater decline in disease incidence...

Compliance & Public Authority: A Theory with International Applications

Compliance & Public Authority: A Theory with International Applications

1st Edition

Oran R. Young
January 19, 2011

Offers a theory of compliance and authority that wouild be applicable to behavior concerning economic contracts, law, enforcement, and international relations. It examiones the problem of compliance in centralized (e.g. national and state laws) and decentralized (international treaties) systems....

Steel Production: Processes, Products, and Residuals

Steel Production: Processes, Products, and Residuals

1st Edition

Clifford S. Russell, William J. Vaughn
January 19, 2011

The authors address the problems of determining the implications of different environmental standards and public policies by investigating their effect on industrial costs and resource use within linear-programming framework. Originally published in 1976...

NEPA in the Courts: A Legal Analysis of the National Environmental Policy Act

NEPA in the Courts: A Legal Analysis of the National Environmental Policy Act

1st Edition

Frederick R. Anderson
January 19, 2011

This book examines the courts' interpretation of NEPA in its first three years, defeats and successes of citizens' actions in key cases, and implication of court rulings for the act's future effectiveness. Originally published in 1973...

The Invisible Resource: Use and Regulation of the Radio Spectrum

The Invisible Resource: Use and Regulation of the Radio Spectrum

1st Edition

Harvey J. Levin
January 19, 2011

This book both describes and criticizes the regulatory policies of the Federal Communications Commission (F.C.C.). If accepted, these criticisms would result in a comprehensive alteration of current F.C.C. policies. Originally published in 1971...

The Governance of Common Property Resources

The Governance of Common Property Resources

1st Edition

Edwin T. Haefele
January 19, 2011

The contributors explore the decision-making processes that surround environmental issues and attempt to provide realistic models for making policy decisions. Originally published in 1975...

Science & Resources: Prospects and Implications of Technological Advance

Science & Resources: Prospects and Implications of Technological Advance

1st Edition

Henry Jarrett
January 19, 2011

First Published in 2011. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

Rules in the Making: A Statistical Analysis of Regulatory Agency Behavior

Rules in the Making: A Statistical Analysis of Regulatory Agency Behavior

1st Edition

Wesley Magat, Alan J. Krupnick, Winston Harrington
January 19, 2011

Rules in the Making represents an attempt to revolutionize ways of thinking about regulatory decision-making. The book tries to show that statistical methodologies can be used to determine what factors are important in the establishment of government regulation by developing a mathematical model of...

Representative Government and Environmental Management

Representative Government and Environmental Management

1st Edition

Edwin T. Haefele
January 19, 2011

First Published in 2011. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

Regional Conflict and National Policy

Regional Conflict and National Policy

1st Edition

Kent A. Price
January 19, 2011

First Published in 2011. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

The Future of Alaska: Economic Consequences of Statehood

The Future of Alaska: Economic Consequences of Statehood

1st Edition

George Rogers
January 19, 2011

This book is both a discussion of key decisions Alaskans must make in coming years and a case study of problems of public finance and policy that accompany shifts in power. Originally published in 1962...

Collective Decision Making: Applications from Public Choice Theory

Collective Decision Making: Applications from Public Choice Theory

1st Edition

Clifford S. Russell
January 19, 2011

First Published in 2011. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

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