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Transfers as a Means to Combat European Spillovers

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  • Rübbelke Dirk T.G.

    () (Chemnitz University of Technology, D-09107 Chemnitz, Germany)

  • Sheshinski Eytan

    () (Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Mount Scopus, 91905 Jerusalem, Israel United States of America)

Abstract

In 2004, there was a further enlargement of the European Union. Among the new member countries are eight Central and Eastern European countries. Especially the accession countries located directly at the border to the EU generate significant environmental spillovers harming the Union. These spillovers are mitigated but not deleted by the enlargement regulations.

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  • Rübbelke Dirk T.G. & Sheshinski Eytan, 2005. "Transfers as a Means to Combat European Spillovers," Journal of Economics and Statistics (Jahrbuecher fuer Nationaloekonomie und Statistik), De Gruyter, vol. 225(6), pages 699-710, December.
  • Handle: RePEc:jns:jbstat:v:225:y:2005:i:6:p:699-710
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    1. Martin Altemeyer-Bartscher & Anil Markandya & Dirk T.G. Rübbelke, 2011. "The Private Provision of International Impure Public Goods: the Case of Climate Policy," Working Papers 2011-09, BC3.

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