Carbon Dioxide Emissions Reductions in New Zealand : A Minimum Disruption Approach
AbstractReductions in carbon dioxide emissions can come from (among other things) changes to the structure of final demands, changes in the use of fossil fuels by industry, and changes to the structure of inter-industry transactions. This paper examines the nature of the least disruptive changes, that is the minimum changes to these three components which are consistent with specified overall reductions in carbon dioxide emissions in New Zealand. In examining the minimum changes needed, constraints are imposed on the corresponding changes in GDP growth and aggregate employment.
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Bibliographic InfoPaper provided by The University of Melbourne in its series Department of Economics - Working Papers Series with number 933.
Length: 28 pages
Date of creation: 2005
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Note: This paper has now been published in: Creedy, J. and Sleeman, C. (2005) Carbon Dioxide Emissions Reductions in New Zealand: A Minimum Disruption Approach, Australian Economic Papers, 44, no.3, pp.199-220.
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Carbon Diozide; Minimum Disruption; Carbon Intensities; New Zeland;
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- John Creedy & Catherine Sleeman, 2005. "Carbon Dioxide Emissions Reductions In New Zealand: A Minimum Disruption Approach ," Australian Economic Papers, Wiley Blackwell, vol. 44(3), pages 199-220, 09.
- John Creedy & Catherine Sleeman, 2004. "Carbon Dioxide Emissions Reductions in New Zealand: A Minimum Disruption Approach," Treasury Working Paper Series 04/25, New Zealand Treasury.
- D57 - Microeconomics - - General Equilibrium and Disequilibrium - - - Input-Output Tables and Analysis
- Q4 - Agricultural and Natural Resource Economics; Environmental and Ecological Economics - - Energy
- Q5 - Agricultural and Natural Resource Economics; Environmental and Ecological Economics - - Environmental Economics
- L7 - Industrial Organization - - Industry Studies: Primary Products and Construction
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- NEP-ALL-2006-03-25 (All new papers)
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- Creedy, John & Sleeman, Catherine, 2006.
"Carbon taxation, prices and welfare in New Zealand,"
Elsevier, vol. 57(3), pages 333-345, May.
- John Creedy & Catherine Sleeman, 2004. "Carbon Taxation, Prices and Welfare in New Zealand," Treasury Working Paper Series 04/23, New Zealand Treasury.
- John Creedy & Catherine Sleeman, 2005. "Carbon Taxation, Prices and Welfare in New Zealand," Department of Economics - Working Papers Series 937, The University of Melbourne.
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