The Impact of Environmental Regulation on the Structure of the US Hog Industry

@inproceedings{Nene2017TheIO,
  title={The Impact of Environmental Regulation on the Structure of the US Hog Industry},
  author={Gibson Nene},
  year={2017}
}
  • Gibson Nene
  • Published 2017
While some research finds that environmental regulation of hog production reduces output by small farms, other work finds that large farms downsize to avoid regulation. None consider the potential size-bias of regulation. We show theoretically that when size-based regulations are also size-biased, large farms downsize, expand, or do neither depending on how… CONTINUE READING