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Urban Road Transportation Externalities: Costs and Choice of Policy Instruments

Abstract: Urban transportation externalities are a key development challenge. Based on the existing literature, the authors illustrate the magnitudes of various external costs, review response policies, and measure and discuss their selection, particula… more »

Understanding the Costs and Benefits of Deepwater Oil Drilling Regulation

Abstract: The purpose of this paper is to provide a conceptual framework for understanding how analysis of costs and benefits might be incorporated into an assessment of regulatory policies affecting deepwater drilling. We begin by providing a framework… more »

New Report Finds Urban Growth Strategies Provide Economic Benefits and Improve Quality of Life - “Growing Wealthier” Report Examines How Smart Growth Can Enhance Prosperity

Efficient urban planning – known as smart growth development – enhances community prosperity and generates economic benefits for local businesses, households and governments, according to a new report published January 19, 2011 by the Center for Clean A… more »

West Virginia University (WVU) study: Marcellus shale has potential for 'significant' economic development in West Virginia

The development of the Marcellus shale play in West Virginia has the potential for significant economic development for the state, according to a new report from the West Virginia University College of Business and Economics, Bureau of Business and Econ… more »