Globalisation and the environment. More specifically, the impact of trade, economic growth and investment flows on the environment and the role played by differences in environmental regulations. Of particular interest are firm and industry level studies of economy-environment interactions, often in developing countries.
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SELECTED RECENT PUBLICATIONS:
Cole, M.A., Elliott, R.J.R. and Strobl, E. (2014). Climate Change, Hydro-dependency and the African Dam Boom. World Development, 60, pp. 84-98
Cole, M.A., Elliott, R.J.R., Okubo, T. and Zhou, Y. (2013). The Carbon Dioxide Emissions of Firms: A Spatial Analysis. Journal of Environmental Economics and Management, 65, 2, pp. 290-309.
Cole, M.A., Elliott, R.J.R. and Zhang, J. (2011).Growth, Foreign Direct Investment and the Environment: Evidence fromChinese Cities. Journal of Regional Science.
Cole, M.A., Elliott, R.J.R. and Lindley, J. (2009). Dirty Money: Is There a Wage Premium for Working in a Pollution Intensive Industry? Journal of Risk and Uncertainty, 39, 2, pp. 161-80.