Author: Stephen DeCanio

"Estimating the Non-Environmental Consequences of Greenhouse Gas Reductions is Harder Than You Think" Contemporary Economic Policy 17, 1999


Top-down and bottom-up models of the non-environmental consequences of policies to reduce greenhouse gas emissions embody different implicit theories of economic organizations. Yet neither approach is explicit in showing the detailed computations that must be traced if the activities of firms are to be described realistically. Specification of...

"Economic Analysis, Environmental Policy, and Intergenerational Justice in the Reagan Administration:  The Case of the Montreal Protocol," International Environmental Agreements:  Politics, Law and Economics 3 (2003)


Economic arguments played a significant role in the decision by the Reagan Administration to lead the international effort to protect the stratospheric ozone layer from depletion caused by certain otherwise useful industrial chemicals....