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dc.contributor.authorMulatu, Abayen_US
dc.contributor.authorGerlagh, Reyeren_US
dc.contributor.authorRigby, Danen_US
dc.contributor.authorWossink, Adaen_US
dc.description.abstractThis paper estimates the effect of environmental regulation on industry location and compares it with other determinants of location such as agricultural, education and R&D country characteristics. The analysis is based on a general empirical trade model that captures the interaction between country and industry characteristics in determining industry location. The Johnson-Neyman technique is used to fully explicate the nature of the conditional interactions. The model is applied to data on 16 manufacturing industries from 13 European countries. The empirical results indicate that the pollution haven effect is present and that the relative strength of such an effect is of about the same magnitude as other determinants of industry location. A significant negative effect on industry location is observed only at relatively high levels of industry pollution intensity.en_US
dc.publisher|aFondazione Eni Enrico Mattei (FEEM) |cMilanoen_US
dc.relation.ispartofseries|aNota di lavoro // Fondazione Eni Enrico Mattei: Sustainable development |x02.2009en_US
dc.subject.keywordPollution Haven Hypothesisen_US
dc.subject.keywordComparative Advantageen_US
dc.subject.keywordIndustry Locationen_US
dc.titleEnvironmental regulation and industry locationen_US
dc.typeWorking Paperen_US

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