2012-01-05Buch DOI: 10.18452/4377
Dynamic Activity Analysis Model Based Win-Win Development Forecasting Under the Environmental Regulation in China
Härdle, Wolfgang Karl
Porter Hypothesis states that environmental regulation may lead to win-win opportunities, that is, improve the productivity and reduce the undesirable output simultaneously. Based on directional distance function, this paper proposes a novel dynamic activity analysis model to forecast the possibilities of win-win development in Chinese Industry between 2009 and 2049. The evidence reveals that the appropriate energy-saving and emission-abating regulation will result in both the improvement in net growth of potential output and the steadily increasing growth of total factor productivity. This favors Porter Hypothesis.
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