Sökning: "Pollution Haven Effect"

Visar resultat 1 - 5 av 6 uppsatser innehållade orden Pollution Haven Effect.

  1. 1. Is Investment Leakage for the Swedish FDI-flows Caused by the EU ETS? A study examining the connection between the EU Emission Trading System and Swedish foreign direct investment flows in the iron and steel sector

    Kandidat-uppsats, Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för nationalekonomi med statistik

    Författare :Anna Hedenbergh; Alma Hemberg; [2018-07-06]
    Nyckelord :EU ETS; carbon leakage; difference-in-differences; emission-intensive industries; Foreign Direct Investments FDI ; investment leakage; operational leakage; permits; Pollution Haven Effect; Porter Hypothesis; relocation; Samhällsvetenskapligt miljövetarprogram;

    Sammanfattning : In the recent decades, the subject of a shift of emission from regions with stringent regulation to developing countries has arisen. At the same time, regulated countries such as Sweden has experienced less industrial growth. LÄS MER

  2. 2. The impact of environmental policy stringency on FDI flows: Evidence from BRIICS-OECD flow panel dataset

    Magister-uppsats, Lunds universitet/Ekonomisk-historiska institutionen

    Författare :Sofia Sacks; [2018]
    Nyckelord :environmental policy stringency; pollution haven; FDI; fixed effects; location hypothesis; BRIICS; Social Sciences;

    Sammanfattning : The Paris Agreement has increased interest in environmental policy research, which has alerted that companies will relocate their investment to countries with less stringent environmental standards. This pollution haven effect, although theoretically analyzed, has wide-ranging empirical results which are highly dependent on the selected case and proxy for environmental policy stringency. LÄS MER

  3. 3. Förhållandet mellan FDI och CO2-tillväxt: Fallet för länder i Afrika söder om Sahara

    Kandidat-uppsats, Lunds universitet/Nationalekonomiska institutionen

    Författare :Lovi Nordgren; Emma Axelsson; [2018]
    Nyckelord :Foreign Direct Investment; CO2 emission; Sub-Saharan Africa; Pollution Haven hypothesis; Pollution Halo hypothesis; Panel data analysis; Business and Economics;

    Sammanfattning : The aim of this study is to analyze the environmental impact of Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) in Sub-Saharan Africa. Over the last decades, increasing levels of environmental degradation have been recorded and Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) is a region that is particularly vulnerable to these climatic changes. LÄS MER

  4. 4. Does trade explain the Environmental Kuznets Curve in Sweden?

    Kandidat-uppsats, Lunds universitet/Nationalekonomiska institutionen

    Författare :Linda Nihlwing; [2017]
    Nyckelord :Environmental Kuznets Curve; Sweden; cointegration; emissions; trade; Business and Economics;

    Sammanfattning : As climate change continues to escalate, the need for drastic changes is urgent. The world has agreed on a limit to global warming, and all countries are aware of the problem. The theory behind the Environmental Kuznets Curve is based on an inverted relationship between emissions and environmental impact and GDP growth. LÄS MER

  5. 5. Environmental policy stringency and foreign direct investment : testing the pollution haven hypothesis with a new composite index

    Master-uppsats, SLU/Dept. of Economics

    Författare :Mia Lundh; [2017]
    Nyckelord :foreign direct investments; pollution havens; enviornmnetal policy; policy stringency; environmental regulation;

    Sammanfattning : Environmental concerns and increasing stringency levels of environmental regulations, especially in developed countries, has given rise to the debate concerning pollution havens. The pollution haven hypothesis argues that differences in environmental policy stringency will give economic incentives to firms and industries to move their production to countries with more lenient environmental regulations. LÄS MER