Countervailing inequality effects of globalization and renewable energy generation in Argentina
AbstractThe 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.
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Argentina; VAR; energy sources; inequality; globalization;
Find related papers by JEL classification:
- Q20 - Agricultural and Natural Resource Economics; Environmental and Ecological Economics - - Renewable Resources and Conservation - - - General
- Q40 - Agricultural and Natural Resource Economics; Environmental and Ecological Economics - - Energy - - - General
- F60 - International Economics - - Economic Impacts of Globalization - - - General
- F63 - International Economics - - Economic Impacts of Globalization - - - Economic Development
- D63 - Microeconomics - - Welfare Economics - - - Equity, Justice, Inequality, and Other Normative Criteria and Measurement
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- NEP-ALL-2013-07-20 (All new papers)
- NEP-ENE-2013-07-20 (Energy Economics)
- NEP-ENV-2013-07-20 (Environmental Economics)
- NEP-LAM-2013-07-20 (Central & South America)
- NEP-ORE-2013-07-20 (Operations Research)
- NEP-RES-2013-07-20 (Resource Economics)
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