Urban Unemployment and the Backward Incidence of Pollution Control
AbstractThis paper employs a mobile capital version of the Harris-Todaro model to analyze the backward incidence of pollution abatement policies on some key variables of interest. Among other things, we show that national income may fall as a result of stronger pollution controls. However, more restrictive pollution controls cause the urban rate of unemployment to fall unambiguously.
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Volume (Year): 27 (1993)
Issue (Month): 2 ()
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