When Do Firms Shift Production Across States to Avoid Environmental Regulation?
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Financial support from the National Science Foundation (SBR-9410059) and the Environmental Protection Agency (R826155; RD-83215501-0) is gratefully acknowledged. This research was also partially supported by the National Science Foundation Information Technologies Research Grant SES-0427889, which provided financial resources to the Census Research Data Centers. We received helpful comments from Arik Levinson and anonymous reviewers, as well as participants at the Western Economic Association Meetings, the Allied Social Science Associations Meetings, the World Congress of Environmental and Natural Resource Economists, and seminars at Clark University and the University of Indiana. Excellent research assistance was provided by Zahid Hafeez, Anna Belova, and Kaushik Ghosh. The research in this paper was conducted while the authors were Census Bureau Research Associates at the Boston Research Data Center. Research results and conclusions expressed are those of the authors and do not necessarily indicate concurrence by the Bureau of the Census. This paper has been screened to ensure that no confidential data are revealed. The views expressed herein are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Bureau of Economic Research.