Identify clearly the policy you’ve chosen to discuss, who implemented it, what environmental/natural resource issue it is being used to address, its objective, and how long it has been in place?
History of the policy: (15points)
What is the stated rationale for the policy? When was it introduced and by whom? Has the policy raised any controversy; if so, from whom and why? Have any changes been made to the policy since it was introduced, if so, when and why?
Policy analysis: (20points)
Is the policy achieving its objectives; if so, to what extent? Is it having any unintended effects; if so, what are they? Can it be justified on economic grounds; explain? Is it efficient/dynamically efficient; explain? Who are the winners and losers; explain?
Analysis of policy alternatives: (20points)
Are there policy alternatives that could achieve the same objective; if so, describe them? Were those policy alternatives considered at the time the policy was introduced; if so, why was the policy chosen over the alternatives? What are the pros and cons of the policy and any policy alternatives?
What are the key findings of your paper and policy analysis. This section must be logical distillation of the previous sections. (half page)