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Alternative Green Payment Policies Under Heterogeneity When Multiple Benefits Matter

Jinhua Zhao (), Catherine Kling () and Lyubov Kurkalova ()

Staff General Research Papers Archive from Iowa State University, Department of Economics

Abstract: We investigate the environmental impacts of several forms of policies that offer farmers subsides in return for adoption of conservation tillage. The policies differ on whether the tillage practice or one of the environmental benefits is targeted. We develop an environmental Lorenz curve that fully represents the performance of the targeting policies, and we show that these curves can be used directly to help select the optimal targeting strategy for special classes of social welfare functions. We apply the model to the state of Iowa.

Keywords: environmental Lorenz curve; multiple benefits of conservation tillage; targeting subsidy policy. (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Date: 2003-07-30
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Published in Agricultural and Resource Economics Review, April 2004, vol. 33 no. 1, pp. 148-158

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