Exploring the Locus of Profitable Pollution Reduction

  title={Exploring the Locus of Profitable Pollution Reduction},
  author={Andrew A. King and Michael J. Lenox},
  journal={Manag. Sci.},
In this paper, we explore the locus of profitable pollution reduction. We propose that managers underestimate the full value of some means of pollution reduction and so under exploit these means. Based on evidence from previous studies, we argue that waste prevention often provides unexpected innovation offsets, and that onsite waste treatment often provides unexpected cost. We use statistical methods to test the direction and significance of the relationship between the various means of… 

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