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Shigeru Matsumoto and Hajime Sugeta
''Antitrust Policy and Environmental Protection''
( 2007, Vol. 17 No.2 )
We examine the effects of antitrust policy (the prohibition of a input price discrimination) when an emission tax is used for environmental protection. We show that antitrust policy reduces pollution emission and improves social welfare. Therefore, antitrust policy contributes to environmental protection.
Keywords: Antitrust Policy
JEL: Q2 - Renewable Resources and Conservation: General
D4 - Market Structure and Pricing: General
Manuscript Received : Nov 27 2006 Manuscript Accepted : Jan 15 2007

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