Series: IMF Working Papers
Author(s): Muthukumara Mani , and Per Fredriksson
Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND
Publication Date: 01 October 2001
Keywords: political instability, lobbying, uncertainty, environmental regulations, environmental policy, trade integration, environmental policies, economic integration, Models of Political Processes: Rent-seeking, Elections
This paper seeks to contribute to the unresolved issue of the effect of economic integration on environmental policy. In particular, we discuss the joint impact of trade openness and political uncertainty. Our theo...