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State regulatory policy and economic development

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What is the effect of various state regulations on economic development? Examples include regulations affecting workers' compensation, right-to-work laws, environmental protection, and financial institutions. What problems are inherent in measuring regulatory burden and how have investigators dealt with them?

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  • Robert Tannenwald, 1997. "State regulatory policy and economic development," New England Economic Review, Federal Reserve Bank of Boston, issue Mar, pages 83-108.
  • Handle: RePEc:fip:fedbne:y:1997:i:mar:p:83-108
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    1. Sedigh, Golnaz, 2008. "Do environmental regulations reduce greenhouse gas emissions? A study on Canadian industries," MPRA Paper 10003, University Library of Munich, Germany.
    2. List, John A. & Co, Catherine Y., 2000. "The Effects of Environmental Regulations on Foreign Direct Investment," Journal of Environmental Economics and Management, Elsevier, vol. 40(1), pages 1-20, July.
    3. Shelby Gerking, 1998. "Spatial economic aspects of the environment and environmental policy: New directions for research," ERSA conference papers ersa98p384, European Regional Science Association.
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