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Industrial Policy as an Environmental Policy: Forest Preservation and the Industrialization of Manauss

"This article examines industrial policy in developing countries, and the extent to which special economic zones can improve the economy of the country, along with their impact on the environment. ..." – By Alexandre A.F. Rivas and James R. Kahn

Carbon Taxes

"The principle of anthropogenic climate change is well established, but how does economics conceptualize the problem of climate change and its potential solutions? Economists describe climate change as a negative externality; in fact, the biggest negative externality humanity has experienced, or more broadly, as a failure of the free market to maximize social welfare. ..." – By Jorge H. García and Thomas Sterner

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