Amy Sinden

Temple University - James E. Beasley School of Law

Professor

1719 N. Broad Street

Philadelphia, PA 19122

United States

Center for Progressive Reform

500 West Baltimore Street

Baltimore, MD 21201

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

26

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Scholarly Papers (26)

1.

The Tragedy of the Commons and the Myth of a Private Property Solution

Temple University Legal Studies Research Paper
Number of pages: 80 Posted: 14 Apr 2006 Last Revised: 24 Sep 2014
Amy Sinden
Temple University - James E. Beasley School of Law
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property, rights, environment, economics, law, emissions trading, water rights

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Climate Change and Human Rights

Journal of Land, Resources & Environmental Law, Forthcoming, Temple University Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2008-49
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 14 May 2007 Last Revised: 19 Oct 2014
Amy Sinden
Temple University - James E. Beasley School of Law
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human rights, climate change, global warming, environment

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Regulatory Blowout: How Regulatory Failures Made the BP Disaster Possible, and How the System Can Be Fixed to Avoid a Recurrence

U of Maryland Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2010-49, UC Berkeley Public Law Research Paper No. 1685606
Number of pages: 70 Posted: 02 Oct 2010 Last Revised: 17 Sep 2015
University of Florida Levin College of Law, University of Alabama - School of Law, City University of New York - School of Law, University of California, Berkeley - School of Law, University of Houston Law Center, George Washington University - Law School, Nova Southeastern University, Lewis & Clark Law School, Temple University - James E. Beasley School of Law, University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law, University of Cincinnati - College of Law, University of Montana - Alexander Blewett III School of Law and Center for Progressive Reform
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BP Oil Spill, Regulatory Policy, Natural Resources, Public Safety, OCSLA, NEPA, ESA, Precautionary Principle, Energy Policy

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Power and Responsibility: Why Human Rights Should Address Corporate Environmental Wrongs

THE NEW CORPORATE ACCOUNTABILITY: CORPORATE SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY AND THE LAW, McBarnet et al., eds., Cambridge, 2007, Temple University Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2006-22
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 22 Aug 2006 Last Revised: 20 Jun 2015
Amy Sinden
Temple University - James E. Beasley School of Law
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rights, human rights, environment, corporations, corporate social responsibility, international law

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Formality and Informality in Cost-Benefit Analysis

2015 Utah Law Review 93, Temple University Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2014-25
Number of pages: 80 Posted: 28 May 2014 Last Revised: 27 Jul 2015
Amy Sinden
Temple University - James E. Beasley School of Law
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cost-benefit analysis, economic theory, typology, federal law, executive branch

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An Emerging Human Right to Security from Climate Change: The Case Against Gas Flaring in Nigeria

ADJUDICATING CLIMATE CHANGE: SUB-NATIONAL, NATIONAL, AND SUPRA-NATIONAL APPROACHES, William C.G. Burns, Hari M. Osofsky, eds., 2008, Temple University Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2008-77
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 17 Oct 2008 Last Revised: 07 Nov 2013
Amy Sinden
Temple University - James E. Beasley School of Law
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gas flaring, Nigeria, Niger Delta, climate change, global warming, human rights, international human rights, multi-national corporations

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The Missing Instrument: Dirty Input Limits

Harvard Environmental Law Review, Vol. 22, 2009, Temple University Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2008-61
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 06 Mar 2008 Last Revised: 24 Sep 2014
David M. Driesen and Amy Sinden
Syracuse University College of Law and Temple University - James E. Beasley School of Law
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environment, environmental, regulation, climate change, global warming, regulatory instruments, instrument choice, emissions trading, upstream, downstream, inputs, outputs, fossil fuels, cap and trade, pollution prevention, end-of-the-pipe

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Cost-Benefit Analysis

Encyclopedia of Environmental Law: Environmental Decision Making (Robert L. Glicksman, et al., eds.) (Elgar, 2016 Forthcoming), Temple University Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2016-49
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 06 Sep 2016 Last Revised: 08 Oct 2016
Amy Sinden
Temple University - James E. Beasley School of Law
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cost-benefit analysis, environmental economics, environmental law, environmental regulation, regulatory review

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In Defense of Absolutes: Combating the Politics of Power in Environmental Law

Iowa Law Review, Vol. 90, p. 1405, Spring 2005
Number of pages: 107 Posted: 14 Apr 2005
Amy Sinden
Temple University - James E. Beasley School of Law
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environmental law, cost-benefit analysis, economic analysis, endangered species

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The Economics of Endangered Species: Why Less is More in the Economic Analysis of Critical Habitat Designations

Harvard Environmental Law Review, Vol. 28, p. 129, Winter 2003/2004
Number of pages: 86 Posted: 17 Nov 2003 Last Revised: 19 Nov 2011
Amy Sinden
Temple University - James E. Beasley School of Law
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environment, environmental law, Endangered Species Act, Cost-Benefit Analysis

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Allocating the Costs of the Climate Crisis: Efficiency Versus Justice

Washington Law Review, Vol. 85, p. 293, 2010, Temple University Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2011-39
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 27 Jul 2011 Last Revised: 04 Nov 2011
Amy Sinden
Temple University - James E. Beasley School of Law
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climate change, environment, justice, international, cap and trade, per capita, economics, economic theory, distributional justice, carbon tax, contraction and convergence, efficiency, greenhouse gas emissions, property allocation, tax

12.

The Problem of Unquantified Benefits

Amy Sinden, The Problem of Unquantified Benefits, 49 Envtl. L. 73 (2019)
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 17 Dec 2017 Last Revised: 30 May 2019
Amy Sinden
Temple University - James E. Beasley School of Law
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cost-benefit analysis, benefit-cost analysis, welfare economics, economic theory, administrative law, environmental law, regulation, regulatory review

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Cass Sunstein's Cost-Benefit Lite: Economics for Liberals

Columbia Journal of Environmental Law, Vol. 29, No. 2, p. 192, 2004
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 12 Apr 2004 Last Revised: 17 Nov 2011
Amy Sinden
Temple University - James E. Beasley School of Law
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Environment, Environmental, Cost-Benefit, Cost-Benefit Analysis, Economics, Regulation

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Revenue-Neutral Cap and Trade

Environmental Law Reporter, Vol. 39, p. 10944, October 2009, Temple University Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2009-35
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 22 Aug 2009 Last Revised: 20 Jun 2015
Amy Sinden
Temple University - James E. Beasley School of Law
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climate change, global warming, cap and trade, regulation, environment, social norms, cap and dividend, cap and share

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The 'Preference for Pollution' and Other Fallacies, or Why Free Trade Isn't 'Progress'

PROGRESS IN INTERNATIONAL LAW, Russell A. Miller, Rebecca Bratspies, eds., Martinus Nijhoff Press, 2007, Temple University Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2007-14
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 07 May 2007
Amy Sinden
Temple University - James E. Beasley School of Law
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environment, trade, economics, regulation, harmonization, WTO

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A Return to Common Sense: Protecting Health, Safety, and the Environment Through 'Pragmatic Regulatory Impact Analysis'

U of Maryland Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2009-45, Temple University Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2010-18
Posted: 11 Nov 2009 Last Revised: 25 Sep 2010
University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law, Temple University - James E. Beasley School of Law and Wake Forest University School of Law
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cost benefit analysis, regulatory policy, pragmatic regulatory impact analysis, centralized regular review

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A 'Cost-Benefit State'? Reports of Its Birth Have Been Greatly Exaggerated

Environmental Law Reporter, Vol. 46, No. 10933, 2016, Temple University Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2016-57
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 16 Nov 2016 Last Revised: 16 Sep 2017
Amy Sinden
Temple University - James E. Beasley School of Law
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The Hidden Human and Environmental Costs of Regulatory Delay

Center for Progressive Research White Paper No. 907, U of Maryland Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2009-47, Temple University Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2010-02
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 13 Nov 2009 Last Revised: 02 Jun 2013
Lewis & Clark Law School, Temple University - James E. Beasley School of Law, University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law, Center for Progressive Reform and Independent
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regulatory delay, environmental regulation

19.

A Human Rights Framework for the Anthropocene

Research Handbook on Global Constitutionalism (Elgar, Forthcoming), Temple University Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2019-16
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 04 Apr 2019 Last Revised: 09 May 2019
Amy Sinden
Temple University - James E. Beasley School of Law
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Human Rights, Climate Change, Climate, Climate Crisis, Constitutional Rights, Public Trust Doctrine, Civil and Political Rights, Collective Action Problems, Tragedy of the Commons, Public Goods, John Hart Ely, Ronald Dworkin, Civic Republicanism, Future Generations, Negative Rights, Positive Rights

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Cost-Benefit Analysis, Ben Franklin, and the Supreme Court

4 UC Irvine L. Rev. 1175, 2015, Temple University Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2015-34
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 21 Jun 2015 Last Revised: 08 Sep 2015
Amy Sinden
Temple University - James E. Beasley School of Law
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cost-benefit analysis, environment, regulation, regulatory review, EPA, rulemaking, Clean Water Act, environmental law

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Twelve Crucial Health, Safety, and Environmental Regulations: Will the Obama Administration Finish in Time?

U of Maryland Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2011-21
Posted: 23 Apr 2011
Temple University - James E. Beasley School of Law, University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law, Center for Progressive Reform, Center for Progressive Reform, Independent and Center for Progressive Reform - CPR Policy Analyst
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regulatory safeguards

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Windmills and Holy Grails

NYU Journal of Legislation and Public Policy, 2016, Temple University Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2016-35
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 27 Jun 2016 Last Revised: 21 Jul 2016
Amy Sinden
Temple University - James E. Beasley School of Law
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cost-benefit analysis, regulation, environment

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Andrew Wheeler’s Trojan Horse for Clean Air Act Regulation

Richard W. Parker and Amy Sinden, Andrew Wheeler’s Trojan Horse for Clean Air Act Regulation, YALE J. REG.: NOTICE AND COMMENT (Jan. 6, 2021), Temple University Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2021-24
Number of pages: 3 Posted: 07 May 2021 Last Revised: 23 Jun 2021
Richard W. Parker and Amy Sinden
University of Connecticut School of Law and Temple University - James E. Beasley School of Law
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EPA, Cost-Benefit Analysis, Regulatory Impact Assessment, Co-benefits, Clean Air Act

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Protecting People and the Environment by the Stroke of a Presidential Pen: Seven New Executive Orders for President Obama's Second Term

Number of pages: 30 Posted: 25 Feb 2016
George Washington University - Law School, Temple University - James E. Beasley School of Law, University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law, Center for Progressive Reform, Center for Progressive Reform and Independent
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President, Executive Order, Protections, Environment, Public Health, Safety

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Shifting the Domestic and International Logjams on Climate Change: A New Defense of Cap and Dividend

19 Tulane J. of Internat'l & Comp. L. 1 (2010)
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 24 May 2019
Amy Sinden
Temple University - James E. Beasley School of Law
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climate change, cap and trade, social norms, international climate negotiations

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Major Federal Environmental Decisions, 2014

7 ENVIRONMENTAL LAW FORUM (Pennsylvania Bar Institute 2014)
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 11 Sep 2020
Widener University Delaware Law School, Temple University - James E. Beasley School of Law, affiliation not provided to SSRN and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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Environmental Law, United States Supreme Court, 2014, Courts