Cambio climático, crecimiento económico y el papel de las tecnologías energéticas

  1. Antonia DÍAZ 1
  2. Gustavo A. MARRERO 3
  3. Luis A. PUCH 2
  1. 1 Universidad Carlos III de Madrid

    Universidad Carlos III de Madrid

    Madrid, España


  2. 2 Universidad Complutense de Madrid

    Universidad Complutense de Madrid

    Madrid, España

    ROR 02p0gd045

  3. 3 Universidad de La Laguna

    Universidad de La Laguna

    San Cristobal de La Laguna, España


Papeles de economía española

ISSN: 0210-9107

Year of publication: 2020

Issue: 164

Pages: 120-133

Type: Article

More publications in: Papeles de economía española


In this paper we study the importance of the energy technology and the energy mix in determining the elasticity of CO2 emissions with respect to the level of economic activity. To this end, we estimate an empirical model based on DICE models with panel data where we distinguish between fossil and renewable in the primary energy mix. Energy efficiency and the importance of high-tech renewable energy portfolio are the key elements to reduce CO2 emissions.

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