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Have Agriculture Green House Gas Emissions Converged among European Union Member States?

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  • Fernando Brito Soares

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Panel unit root tests are used to identify convergence of Green House Gas (GHG) emissions among the agr icultural sectors of the European Union 27 member states. Although a clear cut conclusion on the existence of convergence could not be established, it looks like there is some evidence of convergence for EU 27 during the entire 1973-2007 period. This same evidence exists for EU15 but only for the shorter 1996-2006 time period. If emissions are to converge, then it will be easier to make EU members to accept policy measures aimed at reducing the negative impact on environment.

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  • Fernando Brito Soares, 2009. "Have Agriculture Green House Gas Emissions Converged among European Union Member States?," ICER Working Papers 07-2009, ICER - International Centre for Economic Research.
  • Handle: RePEc:icr:wpicer:07-2009
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