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The Firm, Competitiveness and Environmental Regulations

David Hitchens, Esmond Birnie, Angela McGowan, Ursula Triebswetter and Alberto Cottica

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Abstract: Do environmental regulations harm international competitiveness? In answer to this question, this book focuses on the impact of regulatory policies on competitiveness and employment at the firm level. It investigates the trade-off between environmental regulations and competitiveness across countries and regions throughout Europe, using the food processing industry as a case study.

Keywords: Economics and Finance; Environment (search for similar items in EconPapers)
JEL-codes: Q5 (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Date: 1998
ISBN: 9781858988214
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