Outcome: Market-Based Solutions

What you’ll learn to do: analyze the impact of market-based solutions to negative externalities

You have seen the ways government attempts to encourage positive externalities and discourage the negative, and now you will examine how firms in the market work to combat negative externalities.


The learning activities for this section include the following:

  • Reading: Market-Oriented Environmental Tools
  • Reading: Market-Oriented Environmental Tools: Effectiveness and Application
  • Self Check: Market-Based Solutions

Take time to review and reflect on each of these activities in order to improve your performance on the assessment for this section.