Endogenous Decentralization in Federal Environmental Policies
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This paper was previously circulated as "Voluntary Decentralization in Environmental Policy: "Cooperative Federalism" as a Strategic Interaction." We are grateful for research assistance from Xiangjin Chen and for comments from Francesca Mazzolari, Per Fredriksson, anonymous referees, and participants in the World Congress of We are grateful for comments on earlier drafts from Francesca Mazzolari, Per Fredriksson, and conference participants at the World Congress of Environmental and Resource Economists and at meetings of the American Law and Economics Association and of the Society for Environmental Law and Economics. The views expressed herein are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Bureau of Economic Research.