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The Porter Hypothesis and the Economic Consequences of Environmental Regulation

A Neo-Schumpeterian Approach

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Thomas Roediger-Schluga

Cheltenham: Edward Elgar Publishing 2004, 349 pages, ISBN 1-84376-644-2

Emanating from the ZiF:Research Group The Sciences of Complexity.

Contents:

  • 1. Introduction
  • 2. The Porter Hypothesis: Environmental Regulation, Innovation, and Competitiveness
  • 3. The Technological, Regulatory, and Economic Environment
  • 4. Some Stylised Facts on Technological Advance
  • 5. Determinants and Adoption of Cleaner Technological Innovations
  • 6. The Design of an Environmental Regulation in a Market Framework: A Conceptual Model
  • 7. Empirical Evidence on the Genesis of Austrian VOC Emission Standards
  • 8. Confronting the Expected Regulatory Outcome with Reality
  • 9. Summary and Policy Implications



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