Technology and Environmental Policy — Innovation effects of past policies and suggestions for improvement

  title={Technology and Environmental Policy — Innovation effects of past policies and suggestions for improvement},
  author={Ren{\'e} Kemp}
The paper offers an overview of the innovation effects of past environmental policies. There is much talk about environmental policies being faulty. Past policies are being criticised for failing to meet environmental goals (the environmentalist complaint), for being overly expensive (the industrialist complaint) and for failing to encourage innovation and dynamic efficiency. This paper looks at the innovation and technology adoption effects of past environmental policies. It finds indeed few… CONTINUE READING
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