Trade Growth, Production Fragmentation, and China's Environment
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We thank Ming-Sun Poon (Library of Congress), and Clifford Brown, Wendy Willis and Robert Bauschspies (USITC Library) for their help in obtaining Chinese environmental data. We are also indebted to Andrew Gately (USITC) for translating tables from Chinese, and Russell Husen and Jesse Mora for assistance assembling data and generating graphs and tables. This chapter benefited from comments by Carol McAusland, Brent Haddad and the participants in the UMD AREC Seminar (2007), the UC Santa Cruz International Economics Trade and Environment Workshop (2007), the Midwest International Trade Meetings, UMN (2007), and the SAIS, JHU Economics Seminar. We are also grateful to Rob Feenstra, Arik Levinson, and the other participants in the NBER Conference on China's Growing Role in World Trade for helpful comments on a preliminary draft. The views expressed herein are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the USITC, the views of any of the individual Commissioners, or those of the National Bureau of Economic Research.