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On the axiomatic of pollution-generating technologies: Non-parametric production analysis

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  • Arnaud Abad

    (BETA - Bureau d'Économie Théorique et Appliquée - UL - Université de Lorraine - UNISTRA - Université de Strasbourg - INRA - Institut National de la Recherche Agronomique - CNRS - Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique)

  • Walter Briec

    (UPVD - Université de Perpignan Via Domitia)

Abstract

This paper analyses the concept of Pollution-generating Technologies (PgT). Following the notion of output congestion, a suitable B-disposable assumption is introduced. This approach aims to reveal any PgT in production processes that are compatible with a minimal set of assumptions. Thus, a more general class of PgT (convex and non-convex) is defined. An empirical illustration is proposed to give an illustrative example of the new B-disposal assumption with respect to convex and non-convex non-parametric technologies.

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  • Arnaud Abad & Walter Briec, 2019. "On the axiomatic of pollution-generating technologies: Non-parametric production analysis," Post-Print hal-03025380, HAL.
  • Handle: RePEc:hal:journl:hal-03025380
    DOI: 10.1016/j.ejor.2019.02.027
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