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      Can cross-border pollution reduce pollution? 

      Hatzipanayotou, Panos; Lahiri, Sajal; Michael, Michael S. (2002)
      We develop a two-country model of foreign aid and cross-border pollution resulting from production activities in the recipient country. There is both private and public abatement of pollution, the latter being financed ...
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      Competition for environmental aid and aid fungibility 

      Hadjiyiannis, Costas; Hatzipanayotou, Panos; Michael, Michael S. (2013)
      Aid from environmentally conscious donors to developing recipients has long been thought of as a very promising way of preserving the global environment. However, aid is fungible and recipients cannot commit to using it ...
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      The financing of foreign aid and welfare: income versus consumption tax 

      Hatzipanayotou, Panos; Michael, Michael S. (2000)
      Empirical evidence shows that developed countries use income or consumption taxes to generate tax revenue, of which they transfer a certain fraction as aid to less developed countries. This paper constructs a two-country ...
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      Illegal immigration, foreign aid, and the transit countries 

      Djajic, Slobodan; Michael, Michael S. (2016)
      This article examines the problem facing an advanced, final-destination country as it seeks cooperation from its less-well-off neighbors to impede unauthorized, thirdcountry migrants from transiting their territories. With ...
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      Migration, Foreign Aid and the Welfare State 

      Hatzipanayotou, Panos; Michael, Michael S. (2012)
      Aspects related to the links between international migration, foreign aid and the welfare state are highlighted in this paper. Migration is modeled as a costly movement from an aid-recipient developing country with low ...