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EU polluting emissions: an empirical analysis



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Álvarez, Francisco y Contestabile, M. y Gómez, C. y Marrero, Gustavo A. y Puch, Luis A. (2004) EU polluting emissions: an empirical analysis. [ Documentos de trabajo del Instituto Complutense de Análisis Económico (ICAE); nº 0405, 2004, ]

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We provide an empirical study of the evolution of emissions
of some specific air pollutants on a panel of EU
member states from 1990 to 2000, and we relate observed
patterns to macroeconomic performance. The ratio pollution
emission to GDP, so-called emission intensity, has
decreased over the period considered in most EU member
states. However, a non-parametric analysis reveals
that the relative positions of different countries in terms
of GDP growth and reduction of emissions have remained
basically unchanged. More specifically, remarkable differences
can be detected between the richest and the poorest
EU members notwithstanding. Also, more dispersion in
emissions levels can be found in those countries with lower
per capita GDP.

Tipo de documento:Documento de trabajo o Informe técnico
Palabras clave:Polluting emissions, European Union
Materias:Ciencias Sociales > Unión Europea > Política europea de medio ambiente
Ciencias Sociales > Economía > Economía internacional
Ciencias Sociales > Economía > Macroeconomía
Título de serie o colección:Documentos de trabajo del Instituto Complutense de Análisis Económico (ICAE)
Código ID:7719
Depositado:11 Mar 2008
Última Modificación:08 May 2015 07:46

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