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Market Inertia and the Introduction of Green Products: Can Strategic Effects Justify the Porter Hypothesis?

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  • Christos Constantatos & Markus Herrmann, 2011. "Market Inertia and the Introduction of Green Products: Can Strategic Effects Justify the Porter Hypothesis?," Environmental & Resource Economics, Springer;European Association of Environmental and Resource Economists, vol. 50(2), pages 267-284, October.
  • Handle: RePEc:kap:enreec:v:50:y:2011:i:2:p:267-284
    DOI: 10.1007/s10640-011-9471-0
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    Keywords

    Porter hypothesis; Environmental regulation; Differentiated products; Coordination; L13; Q50;
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    JEL classification:

    • L13 - Industrial Organization - - Market Structure, Firm Strategy, and Market Performance - - - Oligopoly and Other Imperfect Markets
    • Q50 - Agricultural and Natural Resource Economics; Environmental and Ecological Economics - - Environmental Economics - - - General

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