The building blocks of international ecological footprint inequality : a regression-based decomposition
Teixidó-Figueras, Jordi
Duró, Juan Antonio
Xarxa de Referència en Economia Aplicada (XREAP)

Imprint: Xarxa de Referència en Economia Aplicada (XREAP) 2013
Description: 47 p.
Abstract: This paper performs an empirical Decomposition of International Inequality in Ecological Footprint in order to quantify to what extent explanatory variables such as a country's affluence, economic structure, demographic characteristics, climate and technology contributed to international differences in terms of natural resource consumption during the period 1993-2007. We use a Regression-Based Inequality Decomposition approach. As a result, the methodology extends qualitatively the results obtained in standard environmental impact regressions as it comprehends further social dimensions of the Sustainable Development concept, i. e. equity within generations. The results obtained point to prioritizing policies that take into account both future and present generations.
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Language: Català
Series: Xarxa de Referència en Economia Aplicada (XREAP). Documents de treball de la Xarxa de Referència en Economia Aplicada (XREAP)
Series: XREAP ; 2013-03
Document: workingPaper
Subject: Petjada ecològica ; Desigualtats internacionals ; Recursos naturals ; Desenvolupament sostenible ; Ecological footprint ; Natural resources ; International inequalities ; Sustainable development

Adreça alternativa: https://hdl.handle.net/2072/209899


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