Unintended Detrimental Effects of Environmental Policy: The Green Paradox and Beyond
Well-intended policies aimed at reducing greenhouse gas emissions may have unintended undesirable consequences. Recently, a large literature has emerged showing under what conditions this so-called ‘Green Paradox’ may occur. We review this literature and identify the key mechanisms behind these paradoxical policy outcomes and highlight avenues for future research.
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