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Toshi H. Arimura,Kazuyuki Iwata's An Evaluation of Japanese Environmental Regulations: PDF

By Toshi H. Arimura,Kazuyuki Iwata

targeting pollution, power potency and weather switch, this publication presents an advent to Japan’s environmental regulations and rules, and provides fiscal analyses and RIAs (Regulatory influence research) of environmental rules applied or deliberate by means of the nationwide and native governments. the outlet bankruptcy reports environmental economics and descriptions the present prestige of RIAs in Japan. bankruptcy 2 analyzes the NOx-PM Act, which prohibits using previous and polluting automobiles in metropolitan components. bankruptcy three examines a Tokyo metropolitan executive law which calls for install of pollutants keep an eye on gear in older vans that fail to satisfy emission criteria. bankruptcy four strains the effect of the NOx-PM Act at the used vehicle marketplace and used motor vehicle exports. bankruptcy five provides an financial research of a road toll aid, revealing an unforeseen unfavorable social influence: it elevated traffic jam and linked environmental difficulties. the ultimate 3 chapters deal with regulations and rules with regards to power potency and weather swap bankruptcy 6 evaluates the effectiveness of Japan’s strength Conservation Act, initially brought in 1979 and amended a variety of instances to handle weather swap. bankruptcy 7 anticipates the influence of a proposed economy-wide carbon tax, utilizing input-output research to evaluate non permanent monetary affects in every one quarter. additionally awarded here's an exam of the effectiveness of a discounted carbon tax for energy-intensive industries, with a dialogue of the impression of the inspiration on families. the ultimate bankruptcy discusses the function and boundaries of financial versions for comparing Japan’s mid-term GHG (Greenhouse gasoline) emission aim through the post-Kyoto interval. this can be the 1st ebook to guage eastern environmental rules from an fiscal viewpoint, utilizing quite a few present quantitative methods. Its findings and recommendations will gain scholars, coverage makers and govt officers in constructing and built international locations the place the general public faces comparable environmental problems.

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