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Countervailing inequality effects of globalization and renewable energy generation in Argentina

Andrea Vaona;
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  • Published: 01 Jul 2013
Abstract
The present paper assesses the impacts of renewable energy generation and globalization on income inequality in Argentina. We make use of vector autoregression models. We find that globalization and hydroelectric power increase inequality, while the opposite holds true for other renewable energy sources. Several robustness checks are considered. Policy implications are discussed keeping into account the specific Argentinean context.
Subjects
free text keywords: Argentina, VAR, energy sources, inequality, globalization, jel:Q20, jel:Q40, jel:D63
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