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dc.contributor.authorArouri, Mohamed El Hedien_US
dc.contributor.authorCaporale, Guglielmo Mariaen_US
dc.contributor.authorRault, Christopheen_US
dc.contributor.authorSova, Roberten_US
dc.contributor.authorSova, Anamariaen_US
dc.date.accessioned2012-08-30en_US
dc.date.accessioned2012-09-13T09:55:55Z-
dc.date.available2012-09-13T09:55:55Z-
dc.date.issued2012en_US
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10419/62322-
dc.description.abstractAccording to the pollution haven hypotheses differences in environmental regulation affect trade flows and plant location. Specifically, environmental stringency should decrease exports and increase imports of dirty goods. This paper estimates a gravity model to establish whether the implementation of more stringent regulations in Romania has indeed affected its competitiveness and decreased exports towards its European trading partners. Our findings do not provide empirical support to the pollution haven hypothesis, i.e. environmental stringency is not found to affect significantly total trade, or its components (pollution intensive trade and pollution intensive trade related to non-resource-based trade).en_US
dc.language.isoengen_US
dc.publisherCESifo Münchenen_US
dc.relation.ispartofseriesCESifo Working Paper: Resource and Environment Economics 3916en_US
dc.subject.jelF14en_US
dc.subject.jelQ28en_US
dc.subject.ddc330en_US
dc.subject.keywordenvironmental stringencyen_US
dc.subject.keywordcompetitivenessen_US
dc.subject.keywordgravity modelen_US
dc.titleEnvironmental regulation and competitiveness: Evidence from Romaniaen_US
dc.typeWorking Paperen_US
dc.identifier.ppn722946848en_US
dc.rightshttp://www.econstor.eu/dspace/Nutzungsbedingungenen_US
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