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date: 27 January 2020

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This article examines what we know about flexible approaches to environmental regulation. It begins by defining more precisely what we mean by flexible regulation, placing the concept within a general framework of regulation. Adhering to this framework, it shows the role that flexible regulation can play in environmental protection and assesses what we know about flexible regulation's impacts on business behavior and environmental quality.

Keywords: environmental policy, flexible regulation, environmental protection, business behavior, environmental quality

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