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Handbook of Environmental and Sustainable Finance by Greg N. Gregoriou, Vikash Ramiah

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Chapter 13

The Economic and Financial Effects of Environmental Regulation

Imad A. Moosa     School of Economics, Finance and Marketing, RMIT University, Melbourne, VIC, Australia

Abstract

An examination of the stylized facts and empirical evidence shows that the perceived adverse economic and financial effects of environmental regulation are exaggerated. Some evidence even indicates that environmental regulation exerts positive effects on the indicators it is supposed to inflict damage on. While the opponents of regulation argue strongly that environmental regulation has adverse effects that may impinge on the decision-making process (for example, with respect to plant location and the level of production), the proponents of regulation suggest that ...

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