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Analysis of the Supervision of Ecological Subsidies: Based on the Principal-agent Model
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  • Journal title : Environmental Engineering Research
  • Volume 19, Issue 4,  2014, pp.369-373
  • Publisher : Korean Society of Environmental Engineering
  • DOI : 10.4491/eer.2014.058
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Analysis of the Supervision of Ecological Subsidies: Based on the Principal-agent Model
Zhang, Yuesheng;
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In view of the problem of the invalidity of the incentive mechanism of the ecological subsidies, which is due to the information asymmetry between the government`s supervision and the enterprise endeavor to fulfill their ecological responsibilities, this paper attempts to analyze the supervision of ecological subsidies based on the Principal-agent Model. Two conclusions are drawn: firstly, the government`s supervision regarding the effect of the enterprises` fulfilling the ecological responsibilities can significantly reduce the information asymmetry; secondly, the government`s incentive strength and the enterprises` endeavor level of fulfilling the ecological responsibilities are both improving the surveillance dynamics. Here is the suggestion: with the increasing of the surveillance dynamics of the government and the transparency of the enterprises` fulfilling the ecological responsibilities, the government should meanwhile increase the subsidies incentive strength, therefore, to promote the effort level of the enterprises` fulfilling the ecological responsibilities to approach to the Pareto optimal value.
Ecological subsidies;Information asymmetry;Principal-agent model;Supervision;
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