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La transition énergétique est-elle favorable aux branches à fort contenu en emploi ? Une approche input-output pour la France

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  • Quentin Perrier

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    (CIRED, Engie)

  • Philippe Quirion

    ()

    (CIRED, CNRS)

In the public debate on energy transition in France, employment figures prominently. We calculate, for the French economy in 2010, the employment content and greenhouse gas intensities in different branches, that is to say the number of jobs and tonne-CO2 equivalent per million euro of final demand. For this we use the input-output table at the most disaggregated level available (64 branches). We develop and then apply a unique methodology to decompose the differences in job content between industries in five factors: the rate of imports of final products, the rate of imports of intermediate goods, the rates of taxes and subsidies, the levels of wages and the share of labor compensation in value added. Finally, we study some intersectoral substitutions that would result from an energy transition to reduce emissions of greenhouse gases.

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Paper provided by FAERE - French Association of Environmental and Resource Economists in its series Policy Papers with number 2016.02.

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Length: 25 pages
Date of creation: Feb 2016
Handle: RePEc:fae:ppaper:2016.02
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