Seminario 14/23 – Fernando BRONER (UPF,MIT): Sources of Comparative Advantage in Polluting Industries

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Abstract: We study the determinants of comparative advantage in polluting industries. We combine data on environmental policy at the country level with data on pollution intensity at the industry level to show that countries with laxer environmental regulation have a comparative advantage in polluting industries. Further, we address the potential problem of reverse causality. We…