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The environmental Kuznets curve case for the USA and the BRIC countries
(Georgia Institute of Technology, 2009-11-20)
Previous literature on the Environmental Kuznets Curve has focused extensively on why or why not such a relationship is observed given specific scenarios. More recent literature has shifted attention towards factors that ...
Cost Effectiveness of Residential Radon Remediation with Household Mobility
The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) estimates that exposure to residential radon causes 7,000 to 30,000 lung cancer deaths per year. The EPA has provided extensive technical analysis of and support for their ...
Mitigation and the Geoengineering Threat
Recent scientific advances have introduced the possibility of engineering the climate system to lower ambient temperatures without lowering greenhouse gas concentrations. This possibility has created an intense debate ...
Long-Term Environmental Problems and Strategic Intergenerational Transfers
The impacts of long-lived stock pollutants and the abatement and technology measures supposed to address them link current and future generations together. Altruism towards successor generations is a prerequisite for ...
Essays on interaction of multilateral environmental agreements and international trade
(Georgia Institute of Technology, 2014-07-01)
This thesis studies the interaction between the environmental regulations/ agreements and international trade. I investigate and verify pollution haven hypothesis with panel regression with industries and country level ...
Environmental regulation and firm behavior
(Georgia Institute of Technology, 2015-07-23)
In three essays, the relationship between environmental regulation and firm behavior is explored. First, firms are found to influence the price in a regulatory market for emissions permits by exercising market power within ...