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Water reuse in Brazilian manufacturing firms

Jos頍 F鲥s, Arnaud Reynaud () and Alban Thomas ()
Authors registered in the RePEc Author Service: José Gustavo Féres

Applied Economics, 2012, vol. 44, issue 11, 1417-1427

Abstract: This article examines the factors influencing manufacturing firms’ water reuse decision and analyses whether the structure of intake water demand differs between firms that adopt water reuse practices and those which do not. The first stage of the estimation model involves a Probit analysis of the water reuse decision and the second stage employs an endogenous switching regression to estimate the intake water demand equations. Results suggest that water charges may act as an effective mechanism in inducing firms to undertake water reuse investments and in reducing intake water demand. Estimates of the water demand price elasticities indicate that plants that reuse water are more sensitive to water price increases than plants without access to reuse technologies.

Date: 2012
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DOI: 10.1080/00036846.2010.543070

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