Emission Taxes and Standards When Products are Vertically Differentiated in Environment Quality
AbstractConsumers' increased willingness to pay a price premium for greener products stimulates firms to compete in environmental regulations. This paper uses a model of vertical product differentiation to study how an emission tax affects environmental quality competition, aggregate emissions, and social welfare when there is overcompliance.
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Bibliographic InfoPaper provided by Department of Economics in its series University of Helsinki, Department of Economics with number 499.
Length: 21 pages
Date of creation: 2001
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EMISSION CONTROL ; TAXATION ; ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION;
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