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Informal regulation of pollution in a developing country

Vinish Kathuria

Informal regulation of pollution in a developing country

empirical evidence from India

by Vinish Kathuria

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Published by South Asian Network for Development and Environmental Economics in Kathmandu .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementVinish Kathuria
SeriesSANDEE working paper -- no. 6-04
ContributionsSouth Asian Network for Development and Environmental Economics
The Physical Object
Paginationvii, 31 p. ;
Number of Pages31
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24386758M
ISBN 109993382655
LC Control Number2010327994
OCLC/WorldCa664261273

1 USING ALTERNATIVE REGULATORY INSTRUMENTS TO CONTROL FIXED POINT AIR POLLUTION IN DEVELOPING COUNTRIES: LESSONS FROM INTERNATIONAL EXPERIENCE Allen Blackman and Winston Harrington 1 1. INTRODUCTION Financial, institutional and political constraints make environm ental regulation in developing countries far more problematic than in industrialized countries. This shift creates jobs in the developing countries, but at the price of exposure to air pollution resulting from outdated technology. In addition, specific hazardous compounds, such as asbestos, have been banned in developed countries (Kazan-Allen ), but their use may still be common in developing by:

Pargal, S., and D. Wheeler (), “Informal Regulation of Industrial Pollution in Developing Countries: Evidence from Indonesia,” Journal of Political Author: John C. Beghin, David Roland-Holst, Dominique Van der Mensbrugghe. 1 INFORMAL SECTOR POLLUTION CONTROL: W HAT POLICY OPTIONS DO W E HAVE? Allen Blackman 1. INTRODUCTION1 In most developing countries, the informal sector has grown swiftly over the last several decades as a consequence of population growth, rural–urban migration, and regulation.

This book chapter discusses the management of hazardous waste in developing countries, with particular emphasis on industrial hazardous waste, medical waste, and household hazardous waste. It seeks to identify the current situation and also aims to provide a review of the existing strategies that are particularly related to hazardous waste by: 3. ° Within-country variations in labor and energy prices have little impact on pollution intensity. ° Community incomes have a powerful negative association with pollution intensity. Their findings on community income are especially important, as they suggest a powerful role for informal regulation whether or not formal regulation is in place.


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Informal regulation of pollution in a developing country by Vinish Kathuria Download PDF EPUB FB2

Recent policy discussions recognise the limitations of formal regulations to stem pollution in developing countries. As a result, there is a growing interest in the potential of informal regulations to achieve environmental goals.

In India, many polluting industries fall under the rubric of Cited by: When formal regulation is weak or absent, communities often use other channels to induce pollution abatement by local factories in a process of "informal regulation." The resulting "pollution equilibrium" reflects the relative bargaining power of the community and the by: Informal Regulation of Pollution in a Developing Country: Empirical Evidence from India Vinish Kathuria 1.

Introduction The design of policy instruments for industrial pollution is not only complex but also very daunting in the case of developing countries.

In principle, the regulator has an array of physical, legal, monetary, andCited by: 9. Informal regulation of pollution in a developing country: empirical evidence from Gujarat, India could be generalised to draw policy implications for other developing countries.

It also suggests that future research could look at daily rather than monthly pollution data, in order to test for more immediate effects of press coverage; and. Recent literature has not only recognized the implementation limitations of formal regulation, but also appreciated the significance of informal regulation for achieving environmental goals for developing countries.

Since most units in developing world fall under unorganized sector, even utility of some of the informal channels like public-disclosures is by: 3.

Informal Regulation of pollution in a Developing Country – Empirical Evidence from Gujarat, India 1. Introduction The design of policy instruments for industrial pollution is not only complex but also very daunting especially in the case of developing countries.

In principle, the regulator. Recent policy discussions recognise the limitations of formal regulations to stem pollution in developing countries. As a result, there is a growing interest in the potential of informal regulations to achieve environmental goals.

This article presents a summary version of our model of informal regulation as developed in Pargal and Wheeler (). The model follows convention in defining emissions as the use of "environmental services"—an additional factor of production in an augmented KLEM (capital, labor, energy, materials) frame- Size: 1MB.

hypothesis is correct, we would expect widespread informal regulation in developing countries where formal regulation of pollution is absent or ineffective.

However, informal regulation may also be common in industrial countries which have nationally-1 For Cited by: Informal regulation of pollution in a developing country: Evidence from India.

Recent policy discussions recognise the limitations of formal regulations to stem pollution in developing countries. As a result, there is a growing interest in the potential of informal regulations to achieve environmental goals.

In India, many polluting industries fall under the rubric of. Kathuria, Vinish, "Informal regulation of pollution in a developing country: Evidence from India," Ecological Economics, Elsevier, vol.

63(), pages, Shameek & Cohen, Mark A., "Information As Regulation: The Effect of Community Right to Know Laws on Toxic Emissions," Journal of Environmental Economics and Management, Elsevier, vol.

32(1), pages. The price of pollution is determined by the intersection of plant-level demand and a local environmental supply function, enforced by community pressure or informal regulation. Environmental supply is affected by community income, education, the size of the exposed population, the local economic importance of the plant, and its visibility as a polluter.

Pollution is one of the many environmental challenges facing the world today. The impact of pollution is more severe in developing countries, leading to ill health, death and disabilities of millions of people annually.

Developed countries have the resources and technologies to combat pollution. As a result of the health risks and the potential impact of climate change, there have been.

“Informal Regulation of Pollution in a Developing Country:Empirical Evidence from India”, by Vinish Kathuria, SANDEE Working Paper No. Abstract Recent policy discussions recognize the limitations of formal regulations to stem pollution in developing countries.

As a result, there is growing interest in the potential of informal. Alternative Pollution Control Policies in Developing Countries: Informal, Informational, and Voluntary Allen Blackman ∗ 1. Introduction After decades of rapid urbanization, population growth, and industrialization, developing countries are now home to many of the world’s.

In making policy recommendations about whether and how to incorporate informal regulation into environmental management policy in developing countries, two thorny issues merit consideration. The first is the relationship between informal and formal regulatory by: Kathuria, V.

() ‘Informal Regulation of Pollution in a Developing Country: Em pirical Evidence from India’, SANDEE Working Paper No. April, Kathmandu (online available from.

Informal regulation of industrial pollution in developing countries: Evidence from Indonesia. Journal of Political Economy,- Google Scholar | CrossrefCited by: Policy instruments for pollution control in developing countries.

command and control;Population and Human Resources;source of market failure;exercise of monopoly power;market pollution permit;Cost of Doing Business;marginal cost of Cited by:. regulation in developing countries are magnified in the informal sector. Thus, the menu of policy options for pollution control in the informal sector include the items in gray in Table 1: indirectFile Size: 83KB.Chapter 36W challenges facing the developing countries 3 FIGURE 1 Countries of the World, Classified by Per Capita GNP, Income group U.S.

dollars Low $ or less Lower-middle $ – $ Upper-middle $–$ High $ or more There is a sharp geographical division between “North” and “South” in the level of income per File Size: KB.Developing Countries 1.

Substantial population growth in urban centers 2. Lack of legislation and policies for realistic, long-term planning 3. Inadequate storage and limited collection 4. Lack of proper disposal 5. Use of inappropriate technology and equipment 6. Scavenging 7. Insufficient knowledge of .