On trade liberalization and transboundary pollution

S. Baksi, A. Ray Chaudhuri

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Abstract

We examine the impact of freer trade on equilibrium pollution tax and welfare when markets are imperfectly competitive and pollution is transboundary. In the symmetric case, bilateral tariff reduction (i) strengthens environmental protection if and only if pollution is sufficiently harmful, and (ii) decreases welfare in the neighbourhood of free trade.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)2605-2612
JournalEconomics Bulletin - AccessEcon
Volume29
Issue number4
Publication statusPublished - 2009

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Trade liberalization
Pollution
Transboundary pollution
Free trade
Tariffs
Environmental protection
Pollution tax
Transboundary
Bilateral

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Baksi, S., & Ray Chaudhuri, A. (2009). On trade liberalization and transboundary pollution. Economics Bulletin - AccessEcon, 29(4), 2605-2612.
Baksi, S. ; Ray Chaudhuri, A. / On trade liberalization and transboundary pollution. In: Economics Bulletin - AccessEcon. 2009 ; Vol. 29, No. 4. pp. 2605-2612.
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In: Economics Bulletin - AccessEcon, Vol. 29, No. 4, 2009, p. 2605-2612.

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