Incentive-Based Regulatory Approaches: Environmental Taxes & Tradable Permits


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Which of the following is TRUE of an incentive-based regulatory approach?

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1. All of the following are examples of command and control regulation, EXCEPT:

2. Why are environmental taxes often implemented?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Use these assessments to learn more about the different methods the government can use to reduce pollution through questions about two regulatory approaches.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This quiz and worksheet combo can help you review:

  • Regulatory approaches to control pollution
  • Environmental taxes
  • Tradable permits

Skills Practiced

  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding tradable permits and interpret it correctly
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you have gained regarding environmental taxes
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer problems about regulatory approaches to control pollution

Additional Learning

Get a better understanding of this subject through the lesson called Incentive-Based Regulatory Approaches: Environmental Taxes & Tradable Permits. With this lesson you will:

  • Identify how subsidies for pollution control work
  • Learn another name for environmental taxes
  • Review the key differences between regulatory approaches used to control pollution
  • Examine tradable permits