International Trade

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Peer-reviewed Article
In 21st Conference of International Input-Output Association
From 1971 to 2010, world trade grew fast by 10% per year on average (World Trade Organization 2011). The rapid growth of international trade contributes not only national economic growth but also increasing environmental pressures, such as raw material extraction and depletion, carbon emissions, water resource deterioration and landscape change and...
Peer-reviewed Article
In China-USA Business Review
Author:
Hiroaki Shirakawa
Hongtao Pan
Competitiveness and carbon leakage are two central concerns in the international negotiations of a future climate policy. With more attentions given to border adjustment measures to address these concerns, it is rational to consider consumption-based national inventory to account for emissions embodied in international trade. In this work, we...
Presentation
The 19th International Input-Output Conference, 13-17 June 2011, Alexandria, Virginia, USA
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Competitiveness and carbon leakage are two central concerns in the international negotiations of a future climate policy. With more attentions given to border adjustment measures to address these concerns, it is rational to consider consumption-based national inventory to account for emissions embodied in international trade. In this work, we...
Peer-reviewed Article
In 19th International Input-Output Conference, 13-17 June 2011, Alexandria, Virginia, USA
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Competitiveness and carbon leakage are two central concerns in the international negotiations of a future climate policy. With more attentions given to border adjustment measures to address these concerns, it is rational to consider consumption-based national inventory to account for emissions embodied in international trade. In this work, we...
Non Peer-reviewed Article
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Carbon leakage and international competitiveness are two policy concerns related to the asymmetric domestic climate policies as a result of the implementation of the Kyoto Protocol. Among other policy alternatives, the use of offsetting measures at the border to level the playing field is getting popular in policy debates. Climate change related...
Policy Brief
In tropical developing countries, illegal logging is a significant cause of forest degradation and can lead to permanent forest loss. This policy brief presents the findings from an IGES-The Nature Conservancy (TNC) study that investigated the potential for customs authorities to contribute to combating the international trade in illegal timber....
Policy Report
The East Asian Summit region including ASEAN and six other major economies of Asia is expected to be the economic growth hot spot over the next few decades. Being the growth engine of economic development, this region needs attainment of dual objectives of sustainable economic development and achieving the targets of emissions reduction to combat...
Policy Report
This report is based on IGES initiated research to assess embodied emissions in international trade, with particular focus on Asian countries. Part I, conducted by the Economic Analysis Team of IGES, focuses on the assessment of emissions embodied in multilateral trade in Asian countries and different responsibility principles for the generation of...
Policy Report
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The entry into force of the Kyoto Protocol to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Control (UNFCCC) divides parties into two groups by their obligations to mitigate domestic emissions. This division creates differences in the strictness of domestic climate policy, which are in favour of the conditions for creating the “heavens” of...
Book Chapter
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This chapter introduced multi-region input-output analysis (MRIOA) and its extensions to accounting for emissions embodied in international trade. The basic framework of a MRIO table is introduced followed by an explanation on the differences between MRIOA and input-output analysis that is based on a single country. This chapter also provided an...