Green Budget Reform: An International Casebook of Leading Practices, 1st Edition (Paperback) book cover

Green Budget Reform

An International Casebook of Leading Practices, 1st Edition

Edited by Robert Gale, Stephan Barg

Routledge

380 pages

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Description

This volume explores 25 case studies of fiscal measures that have been adopted successfully by governments in North America and Europe to reduce environmental degradation. Each study lays out the implementation issues and problems faced, and compares the effectiveness of the measure against its expectations. The political implications are also discussed, and the text draws on common themes and lessons to be gained from the measures so far. The volume is divided into sections on energy, agriculture, air and water pollution, and waste management.

Table of Contents

The Contributors * Foreword by Dr Arthur J Hanson * Preface by Jim MacNeill * Acknowledgements * The Greening of Budgets: The Choice of Governing Instruments * Part I: The Energy and Automotive Sectors * Part II: Agriculture * Part III: Air and Water Pollution * Part IV: Waste Management * Part V: Environment and Development Policy * Index

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
BUS069000
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Economics / General