This Changes Everything by Naomi Klein: it challenges the idea that the free market is the way to solve the negative externalities of pollution. https://thischangeseverything.org/book/
To help you appreciate VIBAs, as weird and new as they sound, please read the short article and listen to the podcasts to give you a flavor if how common the principles of VIBAs are. While the Kotchen paper teaches you about broad topic of VIBAs, I will point out a wide array of potential term paper topics as we go along. You may be
able to think of several topics yourself as you read. (You may skip “Consequences of Green Goods, bottom of page
283 to top of 285)
Please submit typewritten answers to the questions below. Ignore those with *
excludability (as opposed to pure public goods and private goods). How are VIBAs different from clubs in the
public economics literature in terms of who provides the public good?
provision), reputation of clubs versus participation rate and congestion.
a well-designed permit system)