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Trade and the environment

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  • Nordström, Håkan
  • Vaughan, Scott

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The study shows that trade could play a positive role in the diffusion of environment-friendly technologies around the world and is backed up by the five case studies on chemical-intensive agriculture, deforestation, global warming, acid rain, and overfishing.

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  • Nordström, Håkan & Vaughan, Scott, 1999. "Trade and the environment," WTO Special Studies, World Trade Organization (WTO), Economic Research and Statistics Division, volume 4, number 4.
  • Handle: RePEc:zbw:wtosps:4
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