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Environmental Economics Study Set 1

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Quiz 1 :

What Is Environmental Economics

Quiz 1 :

What Is Environmental Economics

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Command and control policies refer to
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The economic approach to issues of the environment can be directly contrasted with the ________, while the former relies on analytic models and incentives to explain environmental quality the latter interprets environmental degradation as a result of ________.
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Benefit-cost studies are often associate with political struggles with environmental groups typically emphasizing
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A(n) ________ in the economic world is something that leads people to channel their production and consumption efforts in a specific direction.
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Which of the following environmental policy issues would be considered a macroeconomic concern?
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_______ organizations are more likely to respond to incentives that encourage pollution.
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While the private sector may judge the effectiveness of environmental policy through the analysis of its effect on their_____________, the public sector judges the impact of environmental policy through __________________ .
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The technical name for the PAYT (pay as you throw) waste disposal program implemented in Worcester, Massachusetts, that charged a set price for each bag of trash is ____________.
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The benefits of environmental improvement are typically_____________.
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Environmental policies have triggered all of the following macroeconomic concerns except:
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Any economic system will produce destructive environmental impacts if the ________ within the system are not structured to avoid them.
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Perverse incentives__________________.
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Examples of incentive based programs include all but ______________.
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Globalization is a term used to refer to the changes taking place in the world economy, including all of the following except
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An economy that has the ability to allow the level of people's well-being to rise or at least remain constant over time is ________.
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___________ would include an study of what the economic penalties for water pollution should be.
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Positive economics is the study of
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Pollution control costs today probably equate to __________.
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_______ organizations are more likely to respond to incentives that discourage pollution.
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People make the decision to pollute or not based on
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