On the Theory of By-Production of Emissions
AbstractWe identify the disposability properties of a production technology resulting from the simultaneous play of nature's emission-generating mechanism and the firm's intended production activities. Our axioms define a "by-production" technology (BPT), which has a novel functional representation and can be decomposed into a standard neo-classical intended-production technology and a nature's emission generation set.
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theory of production; emission-generating production technologies; free input and output disposability; weak disposability; costly disposability; functional representations of multi-output production technologies.;
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- Q50 - Agricultural and Natural Resource Economics; Environmental and Ecological Economics - - Environmental Economics - - - General
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