The economics of nonpoint pollution control

James Samuel Shortle, Richard D. Horan

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Abstract

A timely literature on the design of economic incentives for nonpoint pollution control has been emerging. We describe the nonpoint pollution control problem, some of the peculiar challenges it poses for policy design, and the policy-related contributions of the theoretical and empirical literature on the economics of nonpoint pollution.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)255-289
Number of pages35
JournalJournal of Economic Surveys
Volume15
Issue number3
StatePublished - 2001

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Nonpoint pollution
Pollution control
Economics
Economic incentives
Policy design

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  • Economics and Econometrics

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Shortle, James Samuel ; Horan, Richard D. / The economics of nonpoint pollution control. In: Journal of Economic Surveys. 2001 ; Vol. 15, No. 3. pp. 255-289.
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