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Greening Trade and Investment: Environmental Protection Without Protectionism

Eric Neumayer 
Earthscan  2001  


Hardback  240pp  ISBN 9781853837876      £90.00


Softcover  240pp  ISBN 9781853837883      £33.00
The book explains clearly how liberalization of international trade and investment can go hand in hand with an environmental protection which does not erect damaging protectionist barriers that frustrate the development aspirations of poorer countries. It offers constructive solutions to one of the most important and difficult issues in international economic policy.

CONTENTS

List of Tables and Boxes
Preface
List of Acronyms and Abbreviations
Introduction

PART ONE: FOUNDATIONS
1 Globalization: Investment, Trade and the Environment in an Integrating World Economy
2 The Current Multilateral Trade and Investment Regimes

PART TWO: INVESTMENT
3 Pollution Havens: Do Developing Countries Set Inefficient Environmental Standards to Attract Foreign Investment?
4 Regulatory Chill: Do Developed Countries Fail to Raise Environmental Standards Because of Feared Capital Flight?
5 Roll-back: Do Foreign Investors Use Investor-to-State Dispute Settlement to Knock Down Environmental Regulations?
6 A Case Study: The Failed Attempt to Conclude a Multilateral Agreement on Investment

PART THREE: TRADE
7 Trade Liberalization and the Environment
8 GATT/WTO Dispute Settlement and the Environment
9 WTO Rules and Multilateral Environmental Agreements
10 Conclusion and Summary of Policy Recommendations

Appendix: Environmental Provisions in Regional and Bilateral Trade and Investment Agreements
Notes
References
Index

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