The Half-Life of Policy Rationales: How New Technology Affects Old Policy Issues / Edition 1

The Half-Life of Policy Rationales: How New Technology Affects Old Policy Issues / Edition 1

by Fred E. Foldvary
     
 

Discusses the effects of technology advances on public policy and management of natural resources.See more details below

Overview

Discusses the effects of technology advances on public policy and management of natural resources.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780814747773
Publisher:
New York University Press
Publication date:
05/03/2003
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
276
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents


part i Metering, Excluding, and Charging
1 Technology, Marine Conservation, and Fisheries Management
2 The Lighthouse as a Private-Sector Collective Good
3 Motorway Financing and Provision: Technology Favors a New Approach
4 Buying Time at the Curb
5 Fencing the Airshed: Using Remote Sensing to Police Auto Emissions
part ii Quality Assurance and Consumer Protection
6 Technology and the Case for Free Banking
7 Consumer Protection Regulation and Information on the Internet
8 Medical Licensing: Existing Public Policy and Technological Change
part iii Natural Monopoly?
9 Technology and Electricity: Overcoming the Umbilical Mentality
10 Avoiding the Grid: Technology and the Decentralization of Water
11 Technological Change and the Case for Government Intervention in Postal Services
part iv Other Areas of Policy
12 The Entrepreneurial Community in Light of Advancing Business Practices and Technologies
13 Technology and the Protection of Endangered Species

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