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Sustainable development and industrial development: Manufacturing environmental performance, technology and consumption/production perspectives

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  • Mazzanti, M.

    (Department of Economics and Management, University of Ferrara)

  • Nicolli, F.

    (IRCrES-CNR, Milano)

  • Marin, G.

    (IRCrES-CNR, Milano)

  • Gilli, M.

    (Department of Economics and Management, University of Ferrara)

Abstract

The aim of this paper is to analyse the environmental performances of manufacturing sectors and their main drivers, (economic factors, technology, trade). We analyse the dynamic development of environmental performances, in absolute terms and in 'productivity' terms, through both decomposition and econometric analyses. The analysis aims to highlight differences over time, across geographical areas, by country income categories and by sector technological classes. Strong emphasis is assigned to the comparison of consumption and production perspectives.

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  • Mazzanti, M. & Nicolli, F. & Marin, G. & Gilli, M., 2015. "Sustainable development and industrial development: Manufacturing environmental performance, technology and consumption/production perspectives," MERIT Working Papers 2015-050, United Nations University - Maastricht Economic and Social Research Institute on Innovation and Technology (MERIT).
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    Environmental Performance; Sustainability; Consumption; Production;
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    • E21 - Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics - - Consumption, Saving, Production, Employment, and Investment - - - Consumption; Saving; Wealth
    • O11 - Economic Development, Innovation, Technological Change, and Growth - - Economic Development - - - Macroeconomic Analyses of Economic Development
    • Q56 - Agricultural and Natural Resource Economics; Environmental and Ecological Economics - - Environmental Economics - - - Environment and Development; Environment and Trade; Sustainability; Environmental Accounts and Accounting; Environmental Equity; Population Growth

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