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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Pollution Abatement and Control Expenditure; Transition Economy; Multilevel Regression Model (MRM);
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- Caporale, Guglielmo Maria & Rault, Christophe & Sova, Robert & Sova, Anamaria, 2010. "Pollution Abatement and Control Expenditure in Romania: A Multilevel Analysis," IZA Discussion Papers 5041, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA).
- 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
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- NEP-ALL-2010-08-14 (All new papers)
- NEP-ENV-2010-08-14 (Environmental Economics)
- NEP-TRA-2010-08-14 (Transition Economics)
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