Impact of Environmental Regulation on Productivity: Case Studies of Three Industries in Japan

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Chalermthanakom, Adisak; Ueta, Kazuhiro;
  • Publisher: Graduate School of Economics, Kyoto University
  • Journal: The Kyoto economic review,volume 80,issue 2,pages167-187 (issn: 1349-6786)
  • Publisher copyright policies & self-archiving
  • Subject: Porter hypothesis | environmental regulation | Japanese industries

Although fi rms bear the cost of compliance, strict but fl exible environmental regulation may benefi t them by spurring the innovation process. However, the relationship between environmental regulation and productivity is unclear. We calculate productivity growth by u... View more
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