Perverse Subsidies: How Tax Dollars Can Undercut the Environment and the Economy

By Jennifer Kent, Norman Myers on October 6, 2001

In Perverse Subsidies Dr. Myers, University of Oxford professor and one of the world's leading environmental economists, outlines hundreds of examples of perverse subsidies that are granted at the expense of the environment.

In this critically acclaimed book, Dr. Myers addresses the implications of perverse subsidies in five leading sectors: agriculture, fossil fuels, road transportation, water and fisheries, and shows how these subsidies undercut our economies and environments alike.

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Island Press
Norman Myers and Jennifer Kent, 2001