How Do Energy Prices, and Labor and Environmental Regulations Affect Local Manufacturing Employment Dynamics? A Regression Discontinuity Approach
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We thank seminar participants at the 2009 UCEI Summer Camp and the UBC Environmental Economics and Climate Change Workshop 2010 for useful comments. We thank Wayne Gray for sharing data with us and Koichiro Ito for help constructing Figure 1. The views expressed herein are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Bureau of Economic Research.