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Empirical evidence is provided to show that peer effects have statistically significant and positive impacts on the diffusion of green building certificates. Application and approval records of green certificates by

Empirical evidence is provided to show that peer effects have statistically significant and positive impacts on the diffusion of green building certificates. Application and approval records of green certificates by commercial buildings in NY and AZ are used. The challenge of self-selection is addressed by the usage of fixed effects and the challenge of reflection is addressed by the time lag delay between a building’s application and its approval.

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    • 2016-07-05
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    • Digital object identifier: 10.3390/su8070632
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      2071-1050

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    Qiu, Y., Yin, S., & Wang, Y. (2016). Peer Effects and Voluntary Green Building Certification. Sustainability, 8(7), 632. doi:10.3390/su8070632

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