Robert M. La Follette School of Public Affairs

Learning from China’s Innovations in Environmental Regulatory Policy

Responding to severe pollution problems, China has developed new environmental regulations that restrict access to credit, the stock market, and export licenses. These policies (among others) leverage the market to punish polluters and promote environmental responsibility. This report provides the first thorough examination of these policies and the factors that will influence their potential success.

Additional Info

  • Volume or issue no.: Public Affairs Workshop, International Issues, Public Affairs 860, taught by Melanie Manion in Spring 2008
  • Author(s): April Goodwin, Ben Jones, Kavan Kucko, Marianna Smirnova, and Carrie Traud
  • Client Name: the Multi-State Working Group on Environmental Performance