Efficient but getting wet feet: A not-entirely-frivolous note on the side-effects of growth-promoting institutions
Carl Hampus Lyttkens,
Joakim Westerlund and
Economics Letters, 2012, vol. 115, issue 1, pages 118-121
Using data covering 38 countries across the 1965–2005 period, this paper shows that former British colonies tend to exhibit higher levels of carbon dioxide emission than other countries.
Keywords: Institutions; Colony; Carbon dioxide (search for similar items in EconPapers)
JEL-codes: F54 Q50 (search for similar items in EconPapers)
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