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Decomposition of air pollution emissions from Swedish manufacturing

Ustyuzhanina, Polina (2022). Decomposition of air pollution emissions from Swedish manufacturing. Environmental Economics and Policy Studies. 24 :2 , 195-223
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Abstract

Starting from the ’90s, Swedish manufacturing output has been constantly growing, while emissions of some major air pollutants have been declining. This paper decomposes manufacturing pollution emissions to identify the forces associated with the abatement. It uses a newly available dataset on actual annual emissions from Swedish manufacturing and creates an index of emission intensities for the major local air pollutants to directly estimate the technique effect for the period 2007–2017. The results suggest that the main driver of the clean-up was improvements in emission intensities, while the composition of output actually moved towards more pollution-intensive goods. In the absence of changes in scale and technique, manufacturing pollution emissions would have increased in a range between 3 (particulate matter) and 20% (non-methane volatile compounds) between 2007 and 2017.

Authors/Creators:Ustyuzhanina, Polina
Title:Decomposition of air pollution emissions from Swedish manufacturing
Series Name/Journal:Environmental Economics and Policy Studies
Year of publishing :2022
Volume:24
Number:2
Page range:195-223
Number of Pages:29
ISSN:1432-847X
Language:English
Publication Type:Research article
Article category:Scientific peer reviewed
Version:Published version
Copyright:Creative Commons: Attribution 4.0
Full Text Status:Public
Subjects:(A) Swedish standard research categories 2011 > 5 Social Sciences > 502 Economics and Business > Economics
Keywords:Environmental policy, Pollution decomposition, Technique efect, Composition efect, Manufacturing
URN:NBN:urn:nbn:se:slu:epsilon-p-113817
Permanent URL:
http://urn.kb.se/resolve?urn=urn:nbn:se:slu:epsilon-p-113817
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Type of IDID
DOI10.1007/s10018-021-00319-5
Scopus2-s2.0-85112830185
ID Code:27826
Faculty:NJ - Fakulteten för naturresurser och jordbruksvetenskap
Department:(NL, NJ) > Dept. of Economics
Deposited By: SLUpub Connector
Deposited On:14 May 2022 01:26
Metadata Last Modified:14 May 2022 05:01

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