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Anticipated Environmental Policy and Transitional Dynamics in an Endogenous Growth Model

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  • Jhy-hwa Chen
  • Ching-chong Lai

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  • Jhy-yuan Shieh

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This paper makes a new attempt toinvestigate how an anticipatedenvironmental policy governs the transitionaldynamics of an economy when pollutionexternality is taken into account. Themodeling strategy we use is an AK technologyendogenous growth framework with an endogenousleisure-labor choice. It is found that, unlikeinelastic labor supply framework, a rise inpublic abatement expenditure will stimulate thebalanced economic growth rate. It is alsofound that public abatement technology plays animportant role in determining the transitionaladjustment of the economic growth rate inresponse to a pre-announced environmentalpolicy. Copyright Kluwer Academic Publishers 2003

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  • Jhy-hwa Chen & Ching-chong Lai & Jhy-yuan Shieh, 2003. "Anticipated Environmental Policy and Transitional Dynamics in an Endogenous Growth Model," Environmental & Resource Economics, Springer;European Association of Environmental and Resource Economists, vol. 25(2), pages 233-254, June.
  • Handle: RePEc:kap:enreec:v:25:y:2003:i:2:p:233-254
    DOI: 10.1023/A:1023976428714
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