Market-Based Instruments for Environmental Management: A Comparative Analysis




Market-Based Instruments (MBIs) have emerged as effective tools for environmental management, aiming to align economic decisions with environmental goals through the application of market principles and economic incentives. This paper presents a comprehensive review and comparative analysis of different MBIs, including Emissions Trading Schemes (ETS), Environmental Taxes, Subsidies and Grants, Tradable Permits, and Payments for Ecosystem Services (PES). The analysis examines the characteristics, effectiveness, and implications of each instrument, drawing insights from case studies and scholarly literature. Findings reveal that ETS and environmental taxes directly target emissions, while subsidies and grants promote environmentally friendly activities. Tradable permits enable efficient resource management, and PES programs compensate for the maintenance of ecosystem services. The choice of instrument depends on the specific context and environmental challenges, with a combination of instruments offering comprehensive environmental management strategies. The research provides valuable insights for policymakers and practitioners in designing effective environmental policies and contributes to the ongoing dialogue in the field of environmental economics.




How to Cite

Annaufal, A. I., Mariyana, A. L. D., & Priyono, A. (2023). Market-Based Instruments for Environmental Management: A Comparative Analysis. RSF Conference Series: Business, Management and Social Sciences, 3(3), 19–23.