Reaction to DRI Critique of Unpublished RAND Working Draft, Projected Use, Emissions, and Banks of Potential Ozone-Depleting Substances

by Frank Camm, James K. Hammitt, Kathleen A. Wolf

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This paper was prepared for participants at the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency conference, "Protecting the Ozone Layer: Workshop on Demand and Control Technologies," held March 6-7, 1986, in Washington, D.C. It summarizes RAND's reaction to a paper published by Data Resources, Inc. (DRI) that reviews an unpublished RAND draft document, since released as Projected Use, Emissions, and Banks of Potential Ozone-Depleting Substances, RAND/N-2282-EPA, 1986. The authors believe the DRI critique grossly misrepresents RAND's work, and attempt to clarify the situation by responding to the five major points raised by DRI.

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