Transfer of Pollution Abatement Technology and Unemployment
This paper investigates the effects of the transfer of pollution abatement technology on the level of urban unemployment, the total amount of pollution, and social welfare in a small, open Harris Todaro economy. We show that these transfers reduce urban unemployment and decrease the total amount of pollution. However, social welfare is unchanged because the technology transfer does not affect factor prices.
Volume (Year): 6 (2007)
Issue (Month): 5 ()
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