Environmental Policy and the Energy E¢ ciency of Vertically Di¤erentiated Consumer Products

  • Alexander Haupty, Magdalena Stadejekz
  • Published 2012


We analyse optimal environmental policies in a market that is vertically di¤erentiated in terms of the energy e¢ ciency of products. Considering energy taxes, subsidies to …rms for investment in more eco-friendly products, and product standards, we are particularly interested in how distributional goals in addition to environmental goals shape the choice of… (More)