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  • Closed Access
    Authors: 
    Zofı́o, José L; Prieto, Angel M;
    Publisher: Elsevier BV

    It is generally accepted that production processes should take into account environmental sustainability principles. Hence, any attempt to measure the performance of these processes should highlight, as a reference standard, those processes that combine greater amounts ...

  • Open Access
    Authors: 
    Germà Bel; Raymond Gradus;
    Publisher: Elsevier BV
    Countries: Spain, Spain, Netherlands

    AbstractReducing the quantity of waste is an objective pursued by an increasing number of governments. Pricing waste has been one of the most important tools used for that purpose, and the literature on the demand for household waste disposal shows a wide diversity of p...

  • Publication . Article . 2010
    Closed Access
    Authors: 
    Carlos de Miguel; Baltasar Manzano;
    Publisher: Elsevier BV

    Abstract Using a dynamic general equilibrium model, we explore the role of habit formation when analyzing green tax reforms under the double dividend hypothesis. We assume increases in energy taxes and adjust capital taxation in a revenue-neutral framework to evaluate t...

  • Open Access
    Authors: 
    María José Presno; Manuel Landajo; Paula Fernández;
    Publisher: Elsevier BV

    The bulk of the literature investigating persistence properties of non-renewable resource prices series has focused on application of unit root tests. This paper contributes to the debate, applying a methodology which allows (1) robust detection of the presence and (if ...

  • Publication . Article . 1997
    Open Access
    Authors: 
    Santiago J. Rubio; Renan Goetz;
    Publisher: Elsevier BV

    A model of optimal economic growth with a constant population subject to a constraint on the availability of land is presented. It takes account of the dual character of land as a production factor and as a consumption good (environmental amenities) by determining the o...

  • Closed Access
    Authors: 
    María Molinos-Senante; Francesc Hernández-Sancho; Manuel Mocholi-Arce; Ramón Sala-Garrido;
    Publisher: Elsevier BV

    Abstract Sanitation and wastewater treatment are essential for protecting human health and environmental sustainability. Treatment processes are not free of environmental impacts; consequently assessment of the environmental performance of wastewater treatment plants (W...

  • Publication . Article . Preprint . 2011
    Open Access
    Authors: 
    Bárcena-Ruiz, Juan Carlos; Campo, María Luz;

    This paper analyzes the effect that passive investment in rival firms has on the setting of cooperative and non-cooperative environmental taxes. We consider two firms located in different countries, one of which owns a stake in its rival. We show that partial cross-owne...

  • Open Access
    Authors: 
    Abeer M. El-Sayed; Santiago J. Rubio;
    Publisher: Elsevier BV

    This paper examines international cooperation on technological development as an alternative to international cooperation on GHG emission reductions. It is assumed that when countries cooperate they coordinate their investments so as to minimize the agreement costs of c...

  • Open Access
    Authors: 
    Bouwe R. Dijkstra; Dirk T. G. Rübbelke;
    Publisher: Elsevier BV

    Abstract We examine an incentive scheme for a group of agents, where all agents are rewarded if the group meets its target. If the group does not meet its target, only the agents that meet their individual target are rewarded. This incentive scheme is applied in the UK ...

  • Closed Access
    Authors: 
    Färe, R.; Grosskopf, S.; Hernandez-Sancho, F.;
    Publisher: Elsevier BV

    Abstract Tyteca [J. Environ. Manage. 46 (1996) 281] reviews the literature on environmental performance indicators. In that paper he calls for an index that simultaneously accounts for resources used, good outputs produced and pollutants or undesirable outputs emitted. ...