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Transfer of Pollution Abatement Technology and Unemployment

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  • Muneyuki Saito

    () (Graduate School of Economics, Osaka University)

  • Yasuyuki Sugiyama

    () (Graduate School of Economics, Osaka University)

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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.

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  • Muneyuki Saito & Yasuyuki Sugiyama, 2007. "Transfer of Pollution Abatement Technology and Unemployment," Economics Bulletin, AccessEcon, vol. 6(5), pages 1-8.
  • Handle: RePEc:ebl:ecbull:eb-07f10003
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    JEL classification:

    • F1 - International Economics - - Trade
    • O3 - Economic Development, Innovation, Technological Change, and Growth - - Innovation; Research and Development; Technological Change; Intellectual Property Rights

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