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The high rates of economic activity and environmental degradation in Asia demand the implementation of creative and cost-effective environmental policy instruments that provide polluters with more…

6 September 2019 | Peer Reviewed | China, Sweden, Global Hub

Today, more than ever, ‘Spaceship Earth’ is an apt metaphor as we chart the boundaries for a safe planet. Social scientists both ​analyse why society courts disaster by approaching or even…

28 January 2019 | Peer Reviewed | Sweden, Global Hub

Abstract This paper estimates the effects of the certification of nonindustrial private forest owners on forest degradation in Sweden—one of the countries with the largest total area of certified…

27 January 2022 | Peer Reviewed | Sweden

In this paper, we explore the synergies and tradeoffs between abatement of global and local pollution. We build a unique dataset of Swedish combined heat and power plants with detailed boiler-level…

6 June 2018 | Peer Reviewed | Colombia, Sweden

We analyze the effects of the interactions that the two pillars of the European Union Common Agricultural Policy—market support and rural development—have on farmers’ uptake of organic farming…

3 June 2016 | Peer Reviewed | Chile

Abstract: Harrington (J Public Econ 37: 29-53, 1988) shows that a suitable strategy for regulators to make enforcement more efficient is to target surveillance resources according to past compliance…

17 February 2016 | Peer Reviewed | Sweden

Biodiversity plays a key role in sustaining the functioning of ecosystems and thus in the provision of ecosystem services. A great deal of biodiversity is to be found in private forests, thus the way…

13 March 2015 | Other Publications | Sweden

This policy brief discusses the whether the preference of Swedish forestry stakeholders is biodiversity or production goals. Healthy and productive forests benefit us all, but what are the priorities…

15 January 2015 | Policy Brief | Sweden

This paper studies how different NOx abatement technologies have diffused under the Swedish system of refunded emissions charges and analyzes the determinants of the time to adoption. The policy…

18 February 2014 | Discussion Paper | Sweden

We examine the choice of policy instruments (price, quantity or a mix of the two) when two pollutants are regulated and firms’ abatement costs are private information. Whether abatement efforts are…

23 July 2013 | Peer Reviewed | Sweden