Trade Liberalization and Pollution Havens

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Josh Ederington, Arik Levinson, and Jenny Minier;
(2004)
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U.S. Presidential Executive Order 13141 commits the United States to a "careful assessment and consideration of the environmental impacts of trade agreements." The most direct mechanism through which trade liberalization would affect environmental quality in the U.S. is... View more
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