Eco-Labels and International Trade in Textiles
AbstractThe authors provide a formal analysis of the welfare and trade implications of eco-labeling schemes. They present a simple model of vertical (quality) differentiation that captures stylized features of the textiles market in which trading takes place between an industrialized North (domestic) and a developing South (foreign). The paper investigates several labeling scenarios--labeling by North, labeling by 130th North and South, and harmonization of 170th labels--and draws conclusions about their impact on consumers.
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Bibliographic InfoPaper provided by Center for Agricultural and Rural Development (CARD) at Iowa State University in its series Center for Agricultural and Rural Development (CARD) Publications with number 99-wp221.
Date of creation: Jun 1999
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- Wesley Nimon & John C. Beghin, 1999. "Eco-Labels and International Trade in Textiles," Food and Agricultural Policy Research Institute (FAPRI) Publications 99-wp221, Food and Agricultural Policy Research Institute (FAPRI) at Iowa State University.
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