Publication Date


Series Number

99-WP 213


Environmentally friendly labels, or eco-labels, have begun appearing on products in the United States and Europe as a manifestation of industry efforts to be perceived as environment-friendly. This study investigates the extent of market valuation of the environmental claims made by apparel manufacturers.

Publication Information

This working paper was published as Nimon, Welsey and John Beghin, "Are Eco-Labels Valuable? Evidence From the Apparel Industry," American Journal of Agricultural Economics 81 (1999): 801–811, doi:10.2307/1244325.