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Multinational Firms and Pollution in Developing Countries

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Part of the Ecology, Economy & Environment book series (ECEE, volume 1)

Abstract

Competition between developing countries that hope to host multinational enterprises should stimulate an efficient pattern of pollution intensive direct investment combined with an optimal level of pollution abatement The reasons for environmental neglect in developing countries are likely to be found in imperfections in the international capital markets, lack of information and “government failure”.

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Host Country Direct Investment Foreign Exchange Environmental Degradation Investment Opportunity 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of International Economics and GeographyStockholm School of EconomicsStockholmSweden

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