Pollution Abatement and Control Expenditure in Romania: A Multilevel Analysis
AbstractThe transition process in Central and Eastern Europe was associated with growing environmental awareness. This paper analyses the determinants of Pollution Abatement and Control Expenditure (PACE) at plant level in the case of Romania using survey data and a Multilevel Regression Model (MRM). Our findings suggest that, although Romania has improved its environmental performance, formal and informal regulation are still only partially developed due to the difficulties of economic transition, and heterogeneity across regions remains considerable.
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Length: 31 pages
Date of creation: Jul 2010
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Publication status: forthcoming in: Environmental and Resource Economics, 2013
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- Guglielmo Caporale & Christophe Rault & Robert Sova & Anamaria Sova, 2010. "Pollution Abatement And Control Expenditure In Romania: A Multilevel Analysis," William Davidson Institute Working Papers Series wp994, William Davidson Institute at the University of Michigan.
- Q52 - Agricultural and Natural Resource Economics; Environmental and Ecological Economics - - Environmental Economics - - - Pollution Control Costs; Distributional Effects; Employment Effects
- C29 - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods - - Single Equation Models; Single Variables - - - Other
- C40 - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods - - Econometric and Statistical Methods: Special Topics - - - General
This paper has been announced in the following NEP Reports:
- NEP-ALL-2010-07-24 (All new papers)
- NEP-ENV-2010-07-24 (Environmental Economics)
- NEP-RES-2010-07-24 (Resource Economics)
- NEP-TRA-2010-07-24 (Transition Economics)
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