Productivity analysis with CO2 emissions in Japan

Nakano, Makiko & Managi, Shunsuke (2010) Productivity analysis with CO2 emissions in Japan. Pacific Economic Review, 15(5), pp. 708-718.

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Abstract

This article measures Japanese prefectures' productivity from 1991 to 2002, taking CO2 emissions into consideration, and examines the factors that impact on productivity. We use the data envelopment analysis and measure the Luenberger productivity indicator, incorporating CO2 emissions in the analysis. Our results show that productivity was decreasing during the period of investigation. According to the results of the generalized method of moment estimation, the operations rate, the share of the energy intensive industries and social capital significantly impact on productivity.

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ID Code: 75466
Item Type: Journal Article
Refereed: Yes
Keywords: Productivity analysis; co2; emissions; japan
DOI: 10.1111/j.1468-0106.2010.00526.x
ISSN: 1361-374X
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > ECONOMICS (140000) > APPLIED ECONOMICS (140200)
Divisions: Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > QUT Business School
Current > Schools > School of Economics & Finance
Deposited On: 24 Aug 2014 22:46
Last Modified: 26 Aug 2014 00:57

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