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Twenty-first century environmental challenges provide an opportunity to re-examine traditional regulatory issues like environmental performance and cost, as well as to address often overlooked concerns, such as procedural fairness, environmental justice, and distributional questions. Resources for the Future seeks to improve regulatory outcomes by evaluating the performance of environmental regulations and programs, comparing alternative regulatory approaches, and refining analytical techniques for regulatory analysis.  RFF scholars employ a diverse set of approaches to these issues, including risk and uncertainty analysis, policy analysis, and economic tools like cost-benefit analysis.
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What the Experts Say about the Environmental Risks of Shale Gas Development
A new RFF report highlights a high degree of consensus among experts from government, industry, academia, and nongovernmental organizations about the key risks associated with shale gas production and development.
Does Speculation Drive Oil Prices?
Resources magazine: Research on the forces behind the 2004–2008 dramatic spike in oil price challenges the common perception that excessive speculation in the futures market is to blame.
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PUBLICATIONS
Book Review - Water policy reform: Lessons in sustainability from the Murray-Darling Basin
Yusuke Kuwayama
Journal of Natural Resources Policy Research | Vol. 5, No. 4 | pp. 273-274
 
Tropical and Extratropical Cyclone Damages under Climate Change
M. Ranson, C. Kousky, M. Ruth, L. Jantarasami, A. Crimmins, and L. Tarquinio
Climatic Change | September 2014
 
Designing Efficient Surveys: Spatial Arrangement of Sample Points for Detection of Invasive Species
Berec, L., J. Kean, Epanchin-Niell, R.S., R. Haight, and A. Liebhold.
Biological Invasions | July 2014
 
Floodplain Conservation as a Flood Mitigation Strategy: Examining Costs and Benefits
Kousky, C. and M. Walls
Ecological Economics | 104 | pp. 119-128 | Related Discussion Paper 13-22-REV
 
Independent and Cooperative Management of Invasive Species in Human-Mediated Landscapes.
Rebecca Epanchin-Niell and Jim Wilen
American Journal of Agricultural Economics | May 2014
 
Managing shoreline retreat: a US perspective
Carolyn Kousky
Climatic Change | March 2014
 
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