Rob Elliott is a Professor at the University of Birmingham. After finishing his PhD
at the University of Nottingham he worked in Manchester before coming to Birmingham in
2003. His primary interest is the economics of globalisation with a special interest in
international trade, environmental economics and labour economics. 

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Dirty Money: Is there a Wage Premium for Working in a Pollution Intensive Industry? (with Matthew A. Cole and Joanne Lindley), Journal of Risk and Uncertainty (2009)

Within a compensating wage differential framework we investigate whether there is a wage premium for...



Are ASEAN Countries Havens for Japanese Pollution Intensive Industry? (with Kenichi Shimamoto), The World Economy (2008)

In an era of closer worldwide economic integration, the role that environmental regulations play in...



The environmental performance of firms: The role of foreign ownership, training, and experience (with Matthew A. Cole and Eric Strobl), Ecological Economics (2008)

In this paper we extend the debate on the environmental implications of foreign direct investment...



On the Measurement of Product Quality in Intra-Industry Trade: An empirical test for China (with A. K.M. Azhar and Junting Liu), China Economic Review (2007)

A relatively recent development in the intra-industry trade (IIT) literature is the measurement of the...



Do Environmental Regulations Cost Jobs? An Industry-Level Analysis of the UK (with Matthew A. Cole), The B.E. Journal of Economic Analysis & Policy (2007)

This paper revisits the 'jobs versus the environment' debate and provides the first analysis for...


Unpublished Papers


Immigrant Wage Differentials, Ethnicity and Occupational Clustering. (with Joanne K. Lindley), Sheffield Economics Research Paper Series (2006)

We investigate occupational attainment as well as estimating earnings differentials for non-white migrants and non-white...