All pages with keywords: international trade

The impacts of environmental regulations on competitiveness

a research article by Antoine Dechezleprêtre, Misato Sato 15 August, 2017

This article reviews the empirical literature on the impacts of environmental regulations on firms’ competitiveness as measured by trade, industry location, employment, productivity, and innovation. read more »


Asymmetric industrial energy prices and international trade

a research article by Misato Sato, Antoine Dechezleprêtre 31 December, 2015

This paper measures the response of bilateral trade flows to differences in industrial energy prices across countries. Using a rich panel dataset with 42 countries, 62 manufacturing sectors over 16 … read more »


Asymmetric industrial energy prices and international trade

Asymmetric industrial energy prices and international trade

a working paper by Misato Sato, Antoine Dechezleprêtre 2 March, 2015

This paper measures the response of bilateral trade flows to differences in industrial energy prices across countries. Using a panel for the period 1996-2011 including 42 countries, 62 sectors and … read more »


Product level embodied carbon flows in bilateral trade – includes dataset

Product level embodied carbon flows in bilateral trade – includes dataset

a dataset by a research article by Misato Sato 18 June, 2014

As increasingly complex modelling approaches to quantifying embodied carbon in trade have become popular, the lack of disaggregation has been identified as a key weakness. This paper quantifies embodied carbon in bilateral trade at the product level. read more »


Who will win the green race? In search of environmental competitiveness and innovation

Who will win the green race? In search of environmental competitiveness and innovation

Fankhauser, Samuel, Bowen, Alex, Calel, Raphael, Dechezlepretre, Antoine, Grover, David, Rydge, James and Sato, Misato (2013) Who will win the green race? In search of environmental competitiveness and innovation. Global … read more »


Embodied carbon in trade: a survey of the empirical literature

Embodied carbon in trade: a survey of the empirical literature

a research article by Misato Sato 3 May, 2013

This paper critically reviews the literature on embodied carbon in trade and evaluates our present empirical understanding of these flows. read more »


Who will win the green race? In search of environmental competitiveness and innovation

Who will win the green race? In search of environmental competitiveness and innovation

As the world considers greener forms of economic growth, countries and sectors are beginning to position themselves for the emerging green economy. This paper combines patent … read more »


Is there an environmental benefit to being an exporter? Evidence from firm level data

Is there an environmental benefit to being an exporter? Evidence from firm level data

a research article 20 September, 2012

One concern over globalisation is its impact on the environment. We analyse the consequences of becoming an exporter on a firm’s energy consumption. We show theoretically and empirically with … read more »


Are national economies (virtually) sustainable?: an empirical analysis of natural assets in international trade

Are national economies (virtually) sustainable?: an empirical analysis of natural assets in international trade

a research article by Matthew Agarwala 17 July, 2012

Atkinson, G., Agarwala, M., and P. Muñoz. (2012).  In Inclusive Wealth Report 2012 Measuring progress toward sustainability, eds. Partha Dasgupta, Anantha Duraiappah and Pablo Muñoz. Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press. … read more »


Embodied carbon in trade: a survey of the empirical literature

Embodied carbon in trade: a survey of the empirical literature

a working paper by Misato Sato 1 April, 2012

Measuring consumption-based emissions and the implied embodied emissions in trade (EET) has seen a resurgence in recent years, with a growing number of papers reporting country-level … read more »