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Trade and Environment

The Regulatory Controversy and a Theoretical and Empirical Assessment of Unilateral Environmental Action

  • Karl W. Steininger

Part of the Contributions to Economics book series (CE)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages I-XIII
  2. Karl W. Steininger
    Pages 1-6
  3. Karl W. Steininger
    Pages 7-23
  4. Karl W. Steininger
    Pages 24-69
  5. Karl W. Steininger
    Pages 170-184
  6. Back Matter
    Pages 185-219

About this book

Introduction

Even though the interlinkage between trade and environment is obvious and important, it has been acknowledged as such only recently by the world community. Yet it is far from being truly addressed, as is indicated by the negotiations up to the Uruguay Round Final Act, signed in April 1994, as the most current example. Mankind remains faced with the crucial need of addressing this interlinkage -the objective to which this report is devoted. My own growing interest in this subject and the choice to work on and publish this report, which has been defended as my Ph.D. dissertation at the University of Vienna, has had a long personal history. Ultimately it was made possible by important teachers of mine -from primary and high school up to universities -, by colleagues and friends, but certainly also by my family -as each of them answered my questions and communicated their own ideas. Along the path of research it was only the specific support and inspiration of a large number of people in various different ways that made it possible for the report to now be in front of you in the current form.

Keywords

European Community GATT Internationaler Handel Umwelt energy supply environment environmental policy environmental protection international trade trade policy

Authors and affiliations

  • Karl W. Steininger
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of EconomicsUniversity of GrazGrazAustria

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-642-49342-3
  • Copyright Information Physica-Verlag Heidelberg 1994
  • Publisher Name Physica-Verlag HD
  • eBook Packages Springer Book Archive
  • Print ISBN 978-3-7908-0814-8
  • Online ISBN 978-3-642-49342-3
  • Series Print ISSN 1431-1933
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