Firms' Response and Unintended Health Consequences of Industrial Regulations

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Christopher Hansman; Jonas Hjort; Gianmarco León;
  • Subject: industrial regulations, firms, Externalities, air pollution, Health, fishing, Peru, ITQs
    • jel: jel:L5 | jel:I1 | jel:D2 | jel:L7 | jel:O1 | jel:Q5
    mesheuropmc: fungi

Regulations that constrain firms' externalities in one dimension can distort incentives and worsen externalities in other dimensions. In Peru's industrial fishing sector, the world's largest, fishing boats catch anchovy that plants along the coast convert into fishmeal.... View more
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