Inequality in CO2 emissions across countries and its relationship with income inequality: a distributive approach

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Emilio Padilla; Alfredo Serrano;
(2006)
  • Subject: Diòxid de carboni | environmental Kuznets curve, inequality across countries, CO2 emissions. | Renda -- Distribució
    • jel: jel:C14 | jel:D39 | jel:Q43

This paper analyses the inequality in CO2 emissions across countries (and groups of countries) and the relationship of this inequality with income inequality across countries for the period (1971-1999). The research employs the tools that are usually applied in income d... View more
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