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Is Chinese trade policy motivated by environmental concerns?

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This paper analyses whether China's export VAT rebates and export taxes are driven by environmental concerns. Since China struggles to enforce environmental regulation, trade policy can be used as a second-best environmental policy. In a general equilibrium model it is possible to show that the second-best export tax increases in a product's pollution intensity. The empirical analysis investigates whether the export tax equivalent of partial VAT rebates and export taxes are higher for prod...

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Peer reviewed

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10.1016/j.jeem.2016.10.001

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University of Oxford
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SSD
Department:
Economics
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Publisher:
Elsevier Publisher's website
Journal:
Journal of Environmental Economics and Management Journal website
Volume:
82
Pages:
74-103
Publication date:
2017-03-01
Acceptance date:
2016-10-20
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ISSN:
0095-0696
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693877
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2017-05-09

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