Market behavior with environmental quality information costs

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Bougherara , Douadia; Piguet , Virginie;
(2009)
  • Publisher: HAL CCSD
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.2202/1542-0485.1272
  • Subject: CREDENCE GOODS | Economies et finances | ECONOMIE EXPERIMENTALE;INFORMATION COSTS;CREDENCE GOODS;ECOLABELLING;EXPERIMENTAL ECONOMICS | [ SDV ] Life Sciences [q-bio] | ECONOMIE EXPERIMENTALE | économie expérimentale | ECOLABELLING | INFORMATION COSTS | économie de l'environnement | expérimentation | économie | écocertification | environmental economics | Economies and finances | ECOLABELING | EXPERIMENTAL ECONOMICS | [ SDV.IDA ] Life Sciences [q-bio]/Food engineering

Formally, eco-labels are modeled as tools that enable the mitigation of informational asymmetry on product environmental quality. We argue that even in the presence of an eco-label, markets for eco-friendly products may still be inefficient. We model eco-friendly goods ... View more
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