Search for dissertations about: "pollution haven"

Found 2 swedish dissertations containing the words pollution haven.

  1. 1. Microeconomic Policy for Development: Essays on Trade and Environment, Poverty and Education

    Author : Miguel Quiroga; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; absenteeism; aggregation bias; comparative advantage; decomposition analysis; education; environmental endowment; environmental regulation; factor content; geography; hyperbolic discounting; living standards; mandatory attendance; non-homothetic preferences; pollution haven; Porter hypothesis; poverty; present-biased preferences; teaching; time-inconsistent preferences; trade;

    Abstract : Abstracts This thesis contains three papers analyzing different issues. Paper 1: “Do Countries with Lax Environmental Regulations Have a Comparative Advantage in Polluting Industries?” We study whether lax environmental regulations induce comparative advantages, causing the least-regulated countries to specialize in polluting industries. READ MORE

  2. 2. Exploring gene expression responses of marine bacteria to environmental factors

    Author : Christofer Osbeck; Jarone Pinhassi; Michael Cunliffe; Linnéuniversitetet; []
    Keywords : NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Baltic Sea; dissolved organic matter; model bacteria; ocean acidification; organic pollutants; river loadings; transcriptomics; Mikrobiologi; Microbiology;

    Abstract : Bacterioplankton are abundant in marine ecosystems, where they as “masters of transformation” of dissolved organic matter (DOM) are important for energy fluxes and biogeochemical cycles. However, the performance of bacteria in a changing marine environment influenced by anthropogenic activities is poorly understood. READ MORE