Matthew Cole - Research

Research



Refereed Journal Articles

  1. Barassi, M.R., COLE, M.A. and Elliott, R.J.R. (forthcoming). The Stochastic Convergence of CO2 Emissions: A Long Memory Approach. Environmental and Resource Economics.

  2. COLE, M.A., Elliott, R.J.R. and Zhang, J. (2011). Growth, Foreign Direct Investment and the Environment: Evidence from Chinese Cities. Journal of Regional Science, 51, 1, pp. 121-38.

  3. COLE, M.A., Elliott, R.J.R. and Okubo, T. (2010). Trade, Environmental Regulations and Industrial Mobility: An Industry-Level Study of Japan. Ecological Economics, 69, 10.

  4. COLE, M.A., Elliott, R.J.R. and Virakul, S. (2010). Firm Heterogeneity, Origin of Ownership and Export Participation. The World Economy, 33, 2, pp. 264-91.

  5. 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.

  6. COLE, M.A., Elliott, R.J.R. and Zhang, J. (2009). Corruption, Governance and FDI Location in China: A Province-Level Analysis. Journal of Development Studies, 45, 9, pp. 1494-1512.

  7. COLE, M.A. and Fredriksson, P.G. (2009). Institutionalized Pollution Havens. Ecological Economics., 68, 4, pp. 925-1274.

  8. Albornoz, F., COLE, M.A., Elliott, R.J.R. and Ercolani, M.G. (2009). In Search of Environmental Spillovers. The World Economy. , 32, 1, pp. 136-63.

  9. COLE, M.A., Elliott, R.J.R. and Wu, S. (2008). Industrial Activity and the Environment in China: An Industry-Level Analysis. China Economic Review, 19,3, pp.393-408.

  10. Barassi, M.R., COLE, M.A. and Elliott, R.J.R. (2008). Stochastic Divergence or Convergence of Per Capita Carbon Dioxide Emissions: Re-examining the Evidence. Environmental and Resource Economics, 40, 1, pp.121-37.[abstract]

  11. COLE, M.A., Elliott, R.J.R. and Strobl, E. (2008). The Environmental Performance of Firms: The Role of Foreign Ownership, Training and Experience. Ecological Economics, 65, pp. 538-46.

  12. COLE, M.A. and Elliott, R.J.R. (2007). Do Environmental Regulations Cost Jobs? An Industry-Level Analysis of the UK. The B.E. Journal of Economic Analysis and Policy, 7, 1. [FULL TEXT]

  13. COLE, M.A. (2007). Corruption, Income and the Environment: An Empirical Analysis Ecological Economics, 62, pp. 637-47.

  14. COLE, M.A. (2006). Does Trade Liberalisation Increase National Energy Use? Economics Letters, 92, pp. 108-12. [abstract]

  15. COLE, M.A., Elliott, R.J.R. and Fredriksson, P. (2006). Endogenous Pollution Havens: Does FDI Influence Environmental Regulations? Scandinavian Journal of Economics, 108, 1, pp. 157-78. [abstract]

  16. COLE, M.A., Elliott, R.J.R. and Shimamoto, K. (2006). Globalization, Firm-Level Characteristics and Environmental Management: A Study of Japan. Ecological Economics, 59, 3, pp. 312-23.

  17. COLE, M.A. and Neumayer, E. (2006). The Impact of Poor Health on Total Factor Productivity: An Empirical Investigation. Journal of Development Studies, 42, 6, pp. 918-38. [abstract]

  18. Bateman, I.J., COLE, M.A., Georgiou, S. and Hadley, D. (2006). Comparing Contingent Valuation and Contingent Ranking: A Case Study Considering the Benefits of Urban River Water Quality Improvements. Journal of Environmental Management 79, pp.221-31.

  19. COLE, M.A., Elliott, R.J.R. and Shimamoto, K. (2005). Industrial Characteristics, Environmental Regulations and Air Pollution: An Analysis of the UK Manufacturing Sector . Journal of Environmental Economics and Management, 50, 1, pp.121-43. [abstract]

  20. COLE, M.A. (2005). Re-examining the Pollution-Income Relationship: A Random Coefficients Approach. Economics Bulletin, 14, 1, pp. 1-7.

  21. COLE, M.A., Elliott, R.J.R. and Shimamoto, K. (2005). A Note on Trends in European Industrial Pollution Intensities: A Divisia Index Approach. Energy Journal, 26, 3. [abstract]

  22. COLE, M.A. and Elliott, R.J.R. (2005). FDI and the Capital Intensity of 'Dirty' Sectors: A Missing Piece of the Pollution Haven Puzzle. Review of Development Economics, 9, 4, pp.530-48. [FULL TEXT (PDF)]

  23. COLE, M.A., Elliott, R.J.R. and Shimamoto, K. (2005). Why the Grass is Not Always Greener: The Competing Effects of Environmental Regulations and Factor Intensities on US Specialization. Ecological Economics 54, 1, pp. 95-109.

  24. COLE, M.A. (2004). US Environmental Load Displacement: Examining Consumption, Regulations and the Role of NAFTA. Ecological Economics, 48, 4, pp.439-50. [abstract]

  25. Bateman, I.J., COLE, M.A., Cooper, P., Georgiou, S., Hadley, D. and Poe, G.L. (2004). On Visible Choice Sets and Scope Sensitivity. Journal of Environmental Economics and Management, 47, 1, pp.71-93.

  26. COLE, M.A. and Neumayer, E. (2004). Examining the Impact of Demographic Factors on Air Pollution. Population and Environment, 26, 1.

  27. COLE, M.A. (2004). Trade, the Pollution Haven Hypothesis and the Environmental Kuznets Curve: Examining the Linkages. Ecological Economics 48, 1, pp.71-81. [abstract]

  28. COLE, M.A. (2004). Economic Growth and Water Use. Applied Economics Letters , 11, 1, pp.1-4.

  29. COLE, M.A. and Elliott, R.J.R. (2003). Determining the Trade-Environment Composition Effect: The Role of Capital, Labour and Environmental Regulations. Journal of Environmental Economics and Management , 46, 3, pp.363-83. [abstract]

  30. COLE, M.A. and Elliott, R.J.R. (2003). Do Environmental Regulations Influence Trade Patterns? Testing Old and New Trade Theories. The World Economy , 26, 8, pp.1163-86. [abstract]

  31. COLE, M.A. and Neumayer, E. (2003). The Pitfalls of Convergence Analysis: Is the Income Gap Really Widening? Applied Economics Letters, 10, 6, pp. 355-57

  32. COLE, M.A. (2003). Environmental Optimists, Environmental Pessimists and the Real State of the World. Economic Journal, 113, 488, pp.362-380.

  33. COLE, M.A. (2003). Development, Trade and the Environment: How Robust is the Environmental Kuznets Curve? Environment and Development Economics , 8, 4, pp. 557-80. [abstract]

  34. COLE, M.A. (2000). Air Pollution and 'Dirty' Industries: How and Why does the Composition of Manufacturing Output Change with Economic Development? Environmental and Resource Economics, 17, 1, pp. 109-123. [abstract]

  35. COLE, M.A. and Rayner, A.J. (2000). The Uruguay Round and Air Pollution: Estimating the Composition, Scale and Technique Effects of Trade Liberalisation. Journal of International Trade and Economic Development, 9, 3, pp. 343-358.

  36. COLE, M.A. (1999). Examining the Environmental Case Against Free Trade. Journal of World Trade, 33, 5, pp. 183-196.

  37. COLE, M.A. (1999). Limits to Growth, Sustainable Development and Environmental Kuznets Curves: An Examination of the Environmental Impact of Economic Development. Sustainable Development 7, 2, pp. 87-97. [full text]

  38. COLE, M.A., Rayner, A.J. and Bates, J.M. (1998). Trade Liberalisation and the Environment: The Case of the Uruguay Round. The World Economy. 21, 3, pp. 337-347.[abstract]

  39. COLE, M.A., Rayner, A.J. and Bates, J.M. (1997). The Environmental Kuznets Curve: An Empirical Analysis. Environment and Development Economics, 2, 4, pp. 401-416. [abstract]

  40. Book

    COLE, M.A. (2000). Trade Liberalisation, Economic Growth and the Environment. Edward Elgar (New Horizons in Environmental Economics Series, Series Editors Wallace Oates and Henk Folmer) .[endorsements]

    Book Chapters

    COLE, M.A. (2007). Economic Growth and the Environment. In Atkinson, G., Dietz, S. and Neumayer, E. (eds.) Handbook of Sustainable Development, Cheltenham: Edward Elgar.

    COLE, M.A. and Neumayer, E. (2005). Environmental Policy and the Environmental Kuznets Curve: Can Developing Countries Escape the Detrimental Consequences of Economic Growth? In Dauvergne, P. (ed.) International Handbook of Environmental Politics. Edward Elgar.

    Georgiou, S., Bateman, I.J., COLE, M.A. and Hadley, D. (2004). Contingent Ranking of River Water Quality Improvements. In Koundouri, P. (ed.) Econometrics Informing Natural Resources Management. Edward Elgar.

    COLE, M.A. (1999). Trade Liberalisation and the Developing World: The Environmental Impact of the Uruguay Round. In Wehrmeyer, W. and Mulugetta, J. (eds.). Growing Pains: Environmental Management in Developing Countries. Greenleaf Publishing.


    Research Grants

    Source: The Leverhulme Trust
    Amount: 70,000
    Project: Industrial Activity and the Environment: A Spatial Analysis
    Researchers: Matthew Cole (PI), Robert Elliott, David Maddison and Marco Barassi
    Period of Award: June 2010 to June 2012

    Source: European Union FP7
    My award: 13,000
    Project: Indicators for evaluating international performance in service sectors
    Project co-ordinator: Mary O'Mahony
    Period of Award: 2010-2013

    Source: The Leverhulme Trust
    Amount: 98,000
    Project: Globalisation and the Environment: Causes, Consequences and Policy Implications
    Researchers: Matthew Cole and Robert Elliott
    Period of Award: June 2004 to June 2007

    Source: ESRC
    Amount: 40,000
    Project: Globalisation, Competitiveness and the Environment: A UK and European Perspective
    Researchers: Matthew Cole (PI) and Robert Elliott
    Period of Award: September 2002 to April 2004

    Source: University of Birmingham Interdisciplinary Research Fund
    Amount: 6,200
    Project: A Contingent Valuation Study of the River Tame
    Researchers: Matthew Cole, David Hadley (Geography and Environmental Sciences) and Ian Bateman and Stavros Georgiou (CSERGE, UEA)
    Date of Award: Summer 1999


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