Are environmental policies counterproductive?

Calmette, Marie-Françoise and Pechoux, Isabelle (2007) Are environmental policies counterproductive? Economics Letters, 95 (2). pp. 186-191.

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Abstract

Environmental problems are often amplified by agglomeration of activities. We show that environmental policies may be counterproductive: by reducing polluting emissions, they reduce also the agents' disutility of pollution and increase their incentive to agglomerate. The result may be more pollution.

Item Type: Article
Language: English
Date: 2007
Refereed: Yes
Subjects: B- ECONOMIE ET FINANCE
Divisions: TSE-R (Toulouse)
Site: UT1
Date Deposited: 18 Jan 2012 05:57
Last Modified: 02 Oct 2019 23:05
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URI: http://publications.ut-capitole.fr/id/eprint/2801

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