How Low-Carbon Green Growth Can Reduce Inequalities
AbstractHalf of the world’s population—3 billion people—lives below the poverty line, and Asia has the largest share. In pursuit of sustainable economic development and poverty alleviation, there is great potential among low-income households for green consumption, production, innovation, and entrepreneurial activity. This paper shows how an inclusive green growth model can uplift the poor through entrepreneurship and fiscal policy reforms.
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low-carbon growth; green growth. inequalities; sustainable economic development; poverty alleviation; green consumption; entrepreneurship; fiscal policy reforms;
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This paper has been announced in the following NEP Reports:
- NEP-ALL-2013-06-04 (All new papers)
- NEP-ENT-2013-06-04 (Entrepreneurship)
- NEP-ENV-2013-06-04 (Environmental Economics)
- NEP-MAC-2013-06-04 (Macroeconomics)
- NEP-SEA-2013-06-04 (South East Asia)
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