A Theoretical Foundation of the Porter Hypothesis
This note shows that, by reducing agency costs, an environmental regulation may enhance pollution-reducing innovation while at the same time increasing firms'private benefit.
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|Publication status:||Published in Economic Letters, 2002, vol. 75, pages 355-360|
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