Foreign trade and declining pollution in Sweden : a decomposition analysis of long-term structural and technological effects

@inproceedings{Kandera2015ForeignTA,
  title={Foreign trade and declining pollution in Sweden : a decomposition analysis of long-term structural and technological effects},
  author={Astrid Kandera and Magnus Lindmarkb},
  year={2015}
}
  • Astrid Kandera, Magnus Lindmarkb
  • Published 2015
This article examines whether there exists any causal relationship between foreign trade and declining pollution in developed countries. In other words, do developed countries outsource their problems to less developed countries rather than solve them? The case study is the Swedish economy and the two environmental indicators employed are energy consumption and CO2 emissions. No causal relationships are found, since Sweden has long been a net exporter of embodied energy and CO2 and continues to… CONTINUE READING