Socioeconomic Distribution of Emissions and Resource Use in Ireland
This paper uses the ESRI's ISus model to explore the distributional differences in emissions by household type. Most greenhouse gas and metal emissions are emitted via indirect means, although direct sources of emissions play a role for CO2, SO2 and CO. The results suggest that the richest decile is the biggest emitter and poorer and larger households are seen to emit the least per person.
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- Susan Scott, 1999. "Compilation of Satellite Environment Accounts," Papers WP116, Economic and Social Research Institute (ESRI).
- Kevin A. Hassett & Aparna Mathur & Gilbert E. Metcalf, 2008. "The Incidence of a U.S. Carbon Tax," AEI Economics Working Papers 43042, American Enterprise Institute.
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