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How Economics Informs Environmental Policy: A Case Study of Shale Gas and Oil

When regulating pollutants, is it more important to consider the science or the economics of the environment? Using the booming shale gas and oil industry as a case study, find out in the March 2019 Issue of Page One Economics how an understanding of the STEM fields and economics can be combined to create environmental policies that balance firm profits with environmental health.

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Audience:   High School, College, Consumers
Language:   English
Subjects:   AP, Economics, STEM
Resource Types:   Publications, Lessons
Concepts:   Role of Government, Taxes, Incentives, Markets, Consumer Protection