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Multilateral Environmental Agreements and the Trade and Environment Nexus

  • Tim Taylor
  • Alistair Hunt
  • Anil Markandya
Part of the ZEW Economic Studies book series (ZEW, volume 26)

Abstract

The emergence of transboundary environmental problems, including climate change and the depletion of the ozone layer, has led to the establishment of a number of multilateral environmental agreements (MEAs). To date, over 200 such agreements have been made. These MEAs may have important impacts on trade, either directly through trade measures or indirectly through the changing of relative prices through mitigation measures. This chapter will investigate these impacts on trade of MEAs.

Keywords

Kyoto Protocol Trade Liberalisation North American Free Trade Agreement Montreal Protocol Trade Restriction 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Tim Taylor
    • 1
    • 2
  • Alistair Hunt
    • 1
    • 2
  • Anil Markandya
    • 1
    • 2
  1. 1.Metroeconomica LimitedBath
  2. 2.Department of EconomicsUniversity of BathBathUK

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