In this article, environmental policymaking methods are explored through a fictional rediscovery in April 22, 2170 of two documents from 1991. One of the documents presents the background assumptions and technical concepts needed to design an environmental policy for the Town of Lawrenceville. The other document presents the Town of Lawrenceville with a discussion of the distributional consequences of three distinct and perhaps complementary environmental programs. The discussion of each program presents the likely distribution of benefits and costs. Each discussion concludes by speculating on the overall efficiency of the program. The recommendation is to submit the three environmental programs to the political process.
Tomain, Joseph P., "Distributional Consquences of Environmental Regulation: Economics, Politics, and Environmental Policymaking" (1991). Faculty Articles and Other Publications. 131.