Technology, International Trade, and Pollution from US Manufacturing

Article, Other literature type OPEN
Levinson, Arik;
(2009)
  • Publisher: American Economic Association
  • Journal: American Economic Review, volume 99, issue 5 December, pages 2,177-92
  • Identifiers: doi: 10.1257/aer.99.5.2177
  • Subject:
    • jel: jel:L60 | jel:O30 | jel:Q53 | jel:Q52 | jel:F18 | jel:L23

Pollution emitted by US manufacturers declined markedly over the past several decades, even as real manufacturing output increased. I first show that most of the decline in US manufacturing pollution has resulted from changing production processes ("technology"), rather... View more
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