Environmental Economics

Competitive Implications of Environmental Regulation in the Polyvinyl Chloride (PVC) Industry

This study explores the vinyl industry response to environmental pressures, including regulation, and pays particular attention to innovation and substitution as outcomes of pressures. To provide context, this study first examines the vinyl chloride product, use, industry dynamics, manufacturers, production process and the environmental pressures the industry faced.
This is one a number of reports prepared by the Institute as a part of their Competitiveness Project, as explained in their
summary report.

  • Keywords

    3. Cost and Economic Impacts Analysis
    3. Costs and Economic Impact Analysis - Competitiveness Effects
    Environmental Media:
    a. Air
    a. Air - Stationary Source
    Johnson, Mariette T.
    EPA Project Officer/ Manager:
    Carlin, Alan
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    Study Purpose:
    Data Development, Policy Evaluation
    Report Series:
    Competitive Implications of Environmental Regulation
    Inventory Record #: EE-0214A
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    Comment: The downloadable report available below is a slightly earlier version dated March 29, 1996. The hard copy version is dated June 1996.
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    Date Linked: 05/28/2009