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How much will it cost to cut global greenhouse gas emissions?

Economists continue to model the costs of investment to reduce global greenhouse gas emissions and the different routes these cuts could take to avoid dangerous climate change. Earlier this year, … read more »

Evidence on business cycles and CO2 emissions

Evidence on business cycles and CO2 emissions

a research article by Baran Doda 28 June, 2014

CO2 emissions and GDP move together over the business cycle. Most climate change researchers would agree with this statement despite the absence of a study that formally analyzes the relationship between emissions and GDP at business cycle frequencies. The paper provides a rigorous empirical analysis of this relationship in a comprehensive cross-country panel by decomposing the emissions and GDP series into their growth and cyclical components using the HP filter. read more »