The Economics of Pollution Havens

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1 Unbundling the pollution haven hypothesis 1
2 Environmental policy, population dynamics and agglomeration 28
3 Managed trade, trade liberalisation and local pollution 50
4 Pollution havens and the regulation of multinationals with asymmetric information 75
5 Trade integration and political turbulence : environmental policy consequences 101
6 Pollution abatement expenditure by U.S. manufacturing plants : do community characteristics matter? 128
7 Environmental regulation as export promotion : product standards for dirty intermediate goods 150
8 Unilateral emission reductions and cross-country technology spillovers 168
9 Trade liberalization and pollution havens 194
10 Testing for pollution havens inside and outside of regional trading blocs 217
11 Environmental regulation and international trade : empirical results for Germany, the Netherlands and the US, 1977-1992 248
12 Pollution havens and foreign direct investment : dirty secret or popular myth? 277
13 The unintended disincentive in the Clean Air Act 310
14 Trade pessimists vs technology optimists : induced technical change and pollution havens 337
15 Does trade promote environmental coordination? : pollution in international rivers 363
16 Cross-county policy harmonization with rent-seeking 388
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