Interface Between Growth, Trade, Pollution and Natural Resource Use in Chile: Evidence from an Economywide Model, The
Dominique van der Mensbrugghe (),
David Roland-Holst (),
Sebastien Dessus () and
Staff General Research Papers Archive from Iowa State University, Department of Economics
We investigate the implications of trade liberalization and pollution taxes on aggregate income, pollution, and natural resource use in Chile with a neoclassical economywide model comprising 75 sectors. The model incorporates 13 measures of pollution effluents which are linked to the use of polluting inputs and energy use. We estimate the economic and environmental impact of Chile's participation in NAFTA, MERCOSUR, of unilateral trade liberalization and effluent taxes. Unilateral trade liberalization induces substantial worsening of pollution emissions and expansion of resource-based sectors, partly because of access to cheaper energy. NAFTA integration is environmentally benign in terms of pollution emissions.
References: Add references at CitEc
Citations: View citations in EconPapers (6) Track citations by RSS feed
Published in Agricultural Economics, September 1998, vol. 19 no. 1-2, pp. 87-97
There are no downloads for this item, see the EconPapers FAQ for hints about obtaining it.
Journal Article: The interface between growth, trade, pollution and natural resource use in Chile: evidence from an economy wide model (1998)
Journal Article: The interface between growth, trade, pollution and natural resource use in Chile: evidence from an economywide model (1998)
This item may be available elsewhere in EconPapers: Search for items with the same title.
Export reference: BibTeX
RIS (EndNote, ProCite, RefMan)
Persistent link: https://EconPapers.repec.org/RePEc:isu:genres:1481
Access Statistics for this paper
More papers in Staff General Research Papers Archive from Iowa State University, Department of Economics Iowa State University, Dept. of Economics, 260 Heady Hall, Ames, IA 50011-1070. Contact information at EDIRC.
Bibliographic data for series maintained by Curtis Balmer ().