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dc.contributor.authorQureshi, M. S.en_US
dc.date.accessioned2012-09-21T09:34:31Z-
dc.date.available2012-09-21T09:34:31Z-
dc.date.issued2006en_US
dc.identifier.isbn9291908134en_US
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10419/63399-
dc.description.abstractThis paper revisits the pollution haven hypothesis in the context of Pakistan by offering a systematic analysis of its trade and production patterns. Using bilateral trade statistics from 1975-2003, we test the hypotheses that Pakistan’s net exports of pollutionintensive products have increased to the OECD countries. We also investigate if the stringency of environmental governance in the importing countries plays a role in determining Pakistan’s exports of pollution-intensive products. The results reveal that there has been a change in the composition of output and exports towards pollutionintensive manufacturing that parallels the opening of the economy. Overall, the findings appear to be in favour of the pollution haven hypothesis and call for effective environmental policy response for poverty alleviation and sustainable development.en_US
dc.language.isoengen_US
dc.publisher|aUNU-WIDER |cHelsinkien_US
dc.relation.ispartofseries|aResearch Paper, UNU-WIDER, United Nations University (UNU) |x2006/45en_US
dc.subject.jelF18en_US
dc.subject.jelO13en_US
dc.subject.jelL60en_US
dc.subject.jelQ56en_US
dc.subject.ddc330en_US
dc.subject.keywordinternational tradeen_US
dc.subject.keywordindustrial pollutionen_US
dc.subject.keywordcomposition effecten_US
dc.subject.keywordgravity modelen_US
dc.subject.keywordPakistanen_US
dc.subject.stwIndustrielle Umweltbelastungen_US
dc.subject.stwAußenhandelsliberalisierungen_US
dc.subject.stwAußenhandelsstrukturen_US
dc.subject.stwPakistanen_US
dc.titleTrade liberalization, environment and poverty: A developing country perspectiveen_US
dc.typeWorking Paperen_US
dc.identifier.ppn51308164Xen_US
dc.rightshttp://www.econstor.eu/dspace/Nutzungsbedingungenen_US

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