Imperfect Environmental Policy and Polluting Emissions: the Green Paradox and Beyond

Di Maria, Corrado and Van der Werf, Edwin (2012) Imperfect Environmental Policy and Polluting Emissions: the Green Paradox and Beyond. International Review of Environmental and Resource Economics, 6 (2). pp. 153-194. ISSN 1932-1473

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Abstract

Well-intended policies aimed at reducing greenhouse gas emissions may have unintended undesirable consequences. Recently, a large literature has emerged showing that such a 'green paradox' may occur in response to particular policies. We review this literature and identify four different imperfect policy approaches that may induce a green paradox. We discuss under what conditions a green paradox may occur and highlight avenues for future research.

Item Type: Article
Faculty \ School: Faculty of Social Sciences > School of Economics
Depositing User: Pure Connector
Date Deposited: 21 Jan 2014 13:54
Last Modified: 21 Apr 2020 22:44
URI: https://ueaeprints.uea.ac.uk/id/eprint/47120
DOI: 10.1561/101.00000050

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