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Racing to the bottom : foreign investment and air pollution in developing countries (English)

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Critics of free trade have raised the specter of a "race to the bottom," in which environmental standards collapse because polluters threaten to relocate to "pollution havens" in the developing world. Proponents of this view advocate high, globally uniform... See More +

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  • Wheeler, David;
  • 2001/01/31
  • Policy Research Working Paper
  • WPS2524
  • 1
  • 1
  • United StatesBrazilMexicoChina
  • Latin America & CaribbeanEast Asia and PacificOTH
  • 2010/07/01
  • Racing to the bottom : foreign investment and air pollution in developing countries
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