Transfer of Development Rights & Water Quality Trading: A Comparative Assessment for Creative, Market-Based Environmental Policies

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Todd BenDor

Todd BenDor

The UNC Center for Urban and Regional Studies presents:

A Brown Bag Lunch Seminar by Todd BenDor, PhD
Associate Professor and Director of PhD Program, City and Regional Planning, UNC-Chapel Hill
Spring 2018 CURS Scholar-in-Residence

Reading Room, New East 211 | Friday, February 16, 2018, 12:30-1:45 PM
Beverages and light dessert provided

Programs such as California’s AB32 carbon cap-and-trade market and the U.S. Clean Water Act’s wetland mitigation program are increasingly popular and attractive market-based environmental and land use policy instruments. However, the performance of trading programs is uneven. BenDor will present on-going work examining the barriers to, and opportunities for, transfer of development rights and water quality trading programs in the U.S.