RAND Research on Superfund Transaction Costs
A Summary of Findings to Date
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This publication contains the written statement of Lloyd S. Dixon submitted on November 4, 1993 to the Subcommittee on Superfund, Recycling, and Solid Waste of the United States Senate Environment and Public Works Committee. The author addresses the following questions: What is our best estimate of transaction-cost share at Superfund sites to date? What will the transaction-cost share likely be when cleanup is complete? How does transaction-cost share vary by size of firm? What reforms might be considered to reduce transaction costs?
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