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The changeover from a situation of Autarky to a situation of Free-Trade alters the trade and production patterns of the participatingcountries which in turn affects the transportation-sector. The amountof transported goods and the directions of the good-flows change.Profit-oriented shipping...
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This paper develops a general equilibrium model to measure welfare eects of taxesfor correcting environmental externalities caused by domestic trade, focusing on externalities that arise through exports. Externalities from exports come from a number ofsources. Domestically owned ships, planes,...
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This paper investigates how changes in the international division of labor can contribute to reducing CO2 emissions. The mitigation potential and costs implied by this mechanism are analyzed. Implications for the aluminium sector are assessed, including changes in the price of aluminium when...
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Abstract. This paper presents a new approach for estimating the amount of carbonembodied in a product consumed in a given economy, taking account of where the inputsto that product were extracted and processed all along the supply chain. The method isgeneralized to apply to all factor inputs,...
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Total pollution emitted by U.S. manufacturers declined over the past 30 years by about 60 percent, even though real manufacturing output increased 70 percent. This improvement must result from a combination of two trends: (1) changes in production or abatement processes ("technology"); or (2)...
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n this paper, we investigate the impact of regional trading arrangements (RTAs) on the environment. We propose an empirical model where RTAs, trade, growth and environmental quality are interrelated. As a result, an RTA in our model can impact the environment either directly or indirectly via...
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This paper examines whether trade relationships facilitate resolution of international environmental spillovers. Trade might promote cooperation by providing opportunities for implicit side payments, allowing linkage between nvironmental and trade concessions, providing direct leverage over...
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The European Union´s (EU) Renewable Energy Directive (RED) continues to be the focus of much debate over the validity of biofuel sustainability. The debate is driven in part by ongoing concerns of transparency and regional variations of emissions from feedstock cultivation and processing. In a...
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Climate change is a serious concern worldwide. Policy research on climate change in the past decades has largely focused on applied modelling exercises. However, the implications of specific policy strategies such as the clean development mechanism (CDM) for global and regional economic and...
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Pro-poor tourism is arguably one of the best green options for addressing LDC poverty, employment and economic diversification initiatives. Although often neglected as a serious policy option - and consequently most of its potential still remains untapped - tourism is the leading export for at...
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