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Trade liberalization and pollution havens

Josh Ederington

Trade liberalization and pollution havens

by Josh Ederington

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Published by National Bureau of Economic Research in Cambridge, MA .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Free trade -- Environmental aspects -- United States.,
    • Tariff -- United States.,
    • Pollution -- Economic aspects -- United States.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementJosh Ederington, Arik Levinson, Jenny Minier.
      SeriesNBER working paper series ;, working paper 10585, Working paper series (National Bureau of Economic Research : Online) ;, working paper no. 10585.
      ContributionsLevinson, Arik., National Bureau of Economic Research.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHB1
      The Physical Object
      FormatElectronic resource
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3476800M
      LC Control Number2005616342

      The pollution haven hypothesis theorizes that as trade liberalization occurs, the developing countries, having less stringent environmental regulations than the developed countries, coupled with a comparative advantage in the production of pollution intensive output will end up.   We then study how governments may create “pollution havens” by setting lax environmental standards in order to maintain international competitiveness. Finally, we look at the role of multilateral trade organizations such as the WTO in muddling with international environmental : Alireza Naghavi.

      This book introduces readers to various aspects of the highly contentious relationship between trade and environment. Using specific case studies, especially the Indian experience, it examines the impact of trade liberalization on the level of pollution, on the one hand, and the impact of environmental regulations on the pattern of trade and. The Economics of Pollution Havens Edited by Don Fullerton Preface 1. Unbundling the Pollution Haven Hypothesis M. scott Taylor 2. Environmental Policy, Population Dynamics and Agglomeration Chris Elbers and Cees Withagen 3. Managed Trade, Trade Liberalisation and Local Pollution Pierre M. regibeau and alberto Gallegos 4.

      Preface vii Chapter 1: The Trade and Environment Debate 1 Globalization and the Trade versus Environment Debate 1 Two Questions and a Preview of Our Answers 2 Our Method of Analysis 6 Plan of the Book 9 Chapter 2: Pollution in a Small Open Economy 12 Technology 16 Equilibrium along the Net and Potential Production. In Part 3 Neumayer argues that trade liberalization can hurt as well as help the cause of environmental protection. This is a useful introduction to the issues at the interface of investment, trade, and the environment. Academic collections, undergraduate level and up, and professional libraries." -- CHOICE.


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Additional Physical Format: Online version: Ederington, Josh. Trade liberalization and pollution havens. Cambridge, Mass.: National Bureau of Economic Research, © Get this from a library. Trade liberalization and pollution havens. [Josh Ederington; Arik Levinson; Jenny Minier; National Bureau of Economic Research.] -- "U.S.

Presidential Executive Order commits the United States to a careful assessment and consideration of the environmental impacts of trade agreements.' The most direct mechanism through which. Request PDF | Trade Liberalization and Pollution Havens | U.S.

Presidential Executive Order commits the United States to a careful assessment and consideration of. To categorize those questions, they later use "pollution haven effect" to refer to the relatively unambiguous effect of environmental regulations on the incentives to relocate, and "pollution haven hypothesis" to refer to the more ambiguous effects of trade liberalization on those incentives (Journal of Economic Literature, ).

"Trade Liberalization and Pollution Havens," NBER Working PapersNational Bureau of Economic Research, Inc. Arik Levinson & M. Scott Taylor, " Unmasking The Pollution Haven Effect," International Economic Review, Department of Economics, University of Pennsylvania and Osaka University Institute of Social and Economic Research.

"Trade Liberalization and Pollution Havens," The B.E. Journal of Economic Analysis & Policy, De Gruyter, vol. 3(2), pagesNovember. Josh Ederington, Arik Levinson, and Jenny Minier, " Trade Liberalization and Pollution Havens," Working Papers gueconwpa~, Georgetown University, Department of Economics.

The pollution haven hypothesis posits that, when large industrialized nations seek to set up factories or offices abroad, they will often look for the cheapest option in terms of resources and labor that offers the land and material access they require. However, this often comes at the cost of environmentally unsound practices.

Developing nations with cheap resources and labor. Testing for Pollution Havens Inside and Outside of Regional Trading Blocs; Managed Trade, Trade Liberalisation and Local Pollution; Trade Liberalization and Pollution Havens; Trade Pessimists vs Technology Optimists: Induced Technical Change and Pollution Havens; Unbundling the Pollution Haven HypothesisCited by: Topics include the extent to which trade liberalization creates `pollution havens' where dirty industries flock to poorer countries with lax environmental standards, and conversely, how multinational corporations bring `cleaner' environmental technologies to developing countries when they choose to move by: Also covered are the ways in which managed trade and trade liberalization, the regulation of multinationals, political stability and emissions controls impact pollution havens.

Written for a multidisciplinary audience, The Economics of Pollution Havens will be of interest to those working in the areas of economics, international trade. This argument is linked to the pollution-haven hypothesis, which suggests that trade liberalization allows firms to take advantage of cross-country differences on environmental regulations, and that falling trade barriers induces pollution-intensive industries to relocate to countries with weaker environmental regulations (Zhang and Yang In chapters 4, 5 and 6, Copeland and Taylor examine the impacts of trade liberalization on environmental quality.

In preparation for their empirical chapter, the authors provide a systematic analysis of two competing hypotheses: the Pollution Havens hypothesis, and the Factor Endowments by: This paper challenges the "pollution haven" hypothesis, arguing that liberalization of trade regimes and increased foreign investment in Latin America have not been associated with pollution.

33 Fromtrade liberalization began to take place through the Reciprocal Trade Agreements Act. Post-World War II [ edit ] Since the end of World War II, in part due to industrial size and the onset of the Cold War, the United States has often been a. Nowhere has the divide between advocates and critics of globalization been more striking than in debates over free trade and the environment.

And yet the literature on the subject is high on rhetoric and low on results. This book is the first to systematically investigate the subject using both economic theory and empirical analysis.

Brian Copeland and Scott Taylor. Trade liberalization conflicts with morally-conscious environmental policies. Trade liberalization encourages trade in products that create global pollution (“pollution havens”).

Proponents of trade liberalization argue that freer trade might actually improve the quality of the environment.

Since trade creates wealth, it follows that trade sanctions imposed for the purpose of curtailing pollution actually work in opposition to that goal Evidence: Pollution and Levels of Development: The historical pattern of economic development, which includes increasing international trade, has resulted in the world becoming less polluted over time.

Trade and Transboundary Pollution: Non-cooperative Analyses of Transborder Pollution and Trade Policy: International externalities and optimal tax structures, James R. Markusen; Cross-border externalities and trade liberalization: the strategic control of pollution, Rodney D.

Ludema and Ian Wooton; Trade and transboundary pollution, Brian C. Even if trade liberalization had no effect on the scale of economic activity or on the dirtiness of the techniques of production, it could create pollution havens in the developing world by altering the composition of their output toward dirty : $   Topics include the extent to which trade liberalization creates ‘pollution havens’ where dirty industries flock to poorer countries with lax environmental standards, and conversely, how multinational corporations bring ‘cleaner’ environmental technologies to developing countries when they choose to move :.

Abstract. Trade liberalization is viewed as damaging to the environment for several reasons. Trade is considered to be a magnifier, and if the correct environmental policies are not in place, enhanced production that accompanies enhanced trade could exacerbate the pressure on natural resources and increase industrial pollution.

2 In addition, the social costs of liberalization that Cited by: 5.The authors examine the compositional changes in pollution arising from trade liberalization and investigate the cause, i.e., the FEH and/or the r to Antweiler et al., Cole and Elliott find evidence supporting both factor endowment and pollution haven motives for SO 2, and that these effects seem to cancel each other out (leading the Cited by: 4.

International Trade and the Environment offers an invaluable source of contemporary international research for all those researching, studying or practicing across the fields of international trade, environmental economics, applied microeconomics and Book Edition: 1st Edition.