Localized Innovation, Localized Diffusion and the Environment: An Analysis of CO2 Emission Reductions by Passenger Cars, 2000-2007

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Los, Bart; Verspagen, Bart;
(2008)
  • Publisher: UNU-MERIT, Maastricht Economic and Social Research and Training Centre on Innovation and Technology
  • Subject: CO2 emissions by cars, technological change, diffusion of innovations
    • jel: jel:Q55 | jel:O33 | jel:O31

We investigate technological change with regard to CO2 emissions by passenger cars, using a Free Disposal Hull methodology to estimate technological frontiers. We have a sample of cars available in the UK market in the period 2000 – 2007. Our results show that the rates... View more
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