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標題: Environmental Regulation and Productivity: The Impact of Emission Standards on the Productivity of the Hog-raising Industry in Taiwan
作者: Biing-Wen Huang
Yu-Chen Yang
關鍵字: Environmental regulation;Emission standard;Hog;Productivity
出版社: 臺中巿: 國立中興大學農學院
Project: 農林學報, Volume 62, Issue 2, Page(s) 111-119.
摘要: 
This research is to investigate whether changes in effluent standards can affect the productivity of the hog-raising industry in Taiwan. Our empirical results show that the strictness of the BOD, COD and SS standards can have an impact on the productivity of the hog-raising industry. Effluent standards changed in 1993 cause the Taiwanese hog-raising industry to shift its cost curve. Effluent standards change in 1998 did not cause a shift in the cost equation. Effluent standards changed in 2004 caused the costs of the Taiwanese hog-raising industry to increase by 52% in comparison to those under the 1993 standard. The vertical shift of cost curve implies that the productivity has been changed.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/11455/93626
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