Buy Books Online in India Logo

Most Preferred Online Store by Customers Worldwide!   
My Account  | Log in  | Shopping Cart  | Mailing List  | FAQ   
Search:    Advanced Search
 
A1WebStores
 
Trade And The Environment: Theory And Evidence (princeton...
Trade And The Environment: Theory And Evidence (princeton Series In International Economics), 9780691124001  
image


 
Be the first to review

Trade And The Environment: Theory And Evidence (princeton Series In International Economics)

Brian R. Copeland, M. Scott Taylor
 
ISBN:   0691124000   Sale Price:    INR 2,071.00
ISBN-13:   9780691124001   Pages:    304
Publisher:   Princeton University Press   Weight:    0.9 Pounds
Binding:   Paperback   Language:    English
Dimension:   8.9 x 5.9 x 0.7 Inches      
Pub. Year:   2005      
Category:   Business & Economics / Economics
 
  Bookmark and Share
 
 
Description:

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 establish a powerful theoretical framework for examining the impact of international trade on local pollution levels, and use it

The authors set out the two leading theories linking international trade to environmental outcomes, develop the empirical implications, and examine their validity using data on measured sulfur dioxide concentrations from over 100 cities worldwide during the period from 1971 to 1986.

The empirical results are provocative. For an average country in the sample, free trade is good for the environment. There is little evidence that developing countries will specialize in pollution-intensive products with further trade. In fact, the results suggest just the opposite: free trade will shift pollution-intensive goods production from poor countries with lax regulation to rich countries with tight regulation, thereby lowering world pollution. The results also suggest that pollution declines amid economic growth fueled by economy-wide technological progress but rises when growth is fueled by capital accumulation alone.

Lucidly argued and authoritatively written, this book will provide students and researchers of international trade and environmental economics a more reliable way of thinking about this contentious issue, and the methodological tools with which to do so.

 more >>


More Information: Trade And The Environment: Theory And Evidence (princeton...
ISBN: 0691124000
ISBN-13: 9780691124001
Title: Trade And The Environment: Theory And Evidence (princeton Series In International Economics)
Author: Brian R. Copeland, M. Scott Taylor
Related Tags: Buy Now: Trade And The Environment: Theory And Evidence (princeton Series In International Economics): 0691124000
Best Price: Trade And The Environment: Theory And Evidence (princeton Series In International Economics): 0691124000
More books by Brian R. Copeland, M. Scott Taylor
More books on Business & Economics
More books on Economics

A1 Picks
States, Scarcity, and Civil Strife in the Developing World
What Bugged the Dinosaurs?: Insects, Disease, and Death in the Cretaceous
Machiavelli's God
Impossible Subjects: Illegal Aliens and the Making of Modern America (Politics and Society in Twentieth Century America)
Unanswered Threats
Geochemical Kinetics
Venomous Snakes of the World
An Enchanted Modern: Gender and Public Piety in Shi'i Lebanon (Princeton Studies in Muslim Politics)
Wild Profusion: Biodiversity Conservation in an Indonesian Archipelago (In-formation)
Aaron Copland and His World (The Bard Music Festival)
Birds of Southeast Asia (Princeton Field Guides)
The Politics of Precaution: Regulating Health, Safety, and Environmental Risks in Europe and the United States
Competitive Solutions: The Strategist's Toolkit
Philosophy as a Humanistic Discipline
The Central Asian Economies Since Independence
In the Beginning Was the Deed: Realism and Moralism in Political Argument
Social Science Concepts: A User's Guide
Future Of Assisted Suicide And Euthanasia
The New Division of Labor: How Computers Are Creating the Next Job Market
Driving the Soviets up the Wall: Soviet-East German Relations, 1953-1961 (Princeton Studies in International History and Politics)
Labor Markets, Policies And Institutions
People of the Dream: Multiracial Congregations in the United States
Disarmed: The Missing Movement for Gun Control in America (Princeton Studies in American Politics)
The Mind's Eye: Art and Theological Argument in the Middle Ages (Publications of the Department of Art and Archaeology, Princeton University)
Quadrangular Algebras. (MN-46) (Mathematical Notes)