Are clean technology and environmental quality conflicting policy goals?

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Bréchet, Thierry; Meunier, Guy;
  • Publisher: Elsevier
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1016/j.reseneeco.2014.06.002
  • Subject: innovation | [ SHS.ECO ] Humanities and Social Sciences/Economies and finances | incentive | technology adoption | innovation, technology adoption, environmental regulation | instruments comparison | marginal abatement costs | environmental regulation
    • jel: jel:Q58 | jel:Q55 | jel:H23
    acm: ComputerApplications_COMPUTERSINOTHERSYSTEMS

In this paper we analyze the effects of an environmental policy on the diffusion of a clean technology in an economy where firms compete on the output market. We show that the share of adopting firms is non-monotonic with the stringency of the environmental policy, and ... View more
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