The Use of Economic Instruments in Environmental Policy: Opportunities and Challenges

This report seeks to help policy-makers and experts to identify, evaluate, and integrate economic instruments effectively into the pre-existing regulatory structure in a broad range of sectors. It presents an innovative approach by offering a wide range of tools for conducting comprehensive assessments and tailoring solutions to a specific country situation and need. It also provides a framework for conducting policy design, implementation and evaluation, analyzing past experiences in an effort to assess, which instruments have worked effectively to address particular types of environmental problems.