Fan Zhang
World Bank
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#1Uwe Deichmann (World Bank)H-Index: 27
#2Anna Reuter (GAU: University of Göttingen)H-Index: 2
Last.Fan Zhang (World Bank)H-Index: 3
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This paper revisits the relationship between energy intensity and economic growth, using a flexible piecewise linear regression model. Based on a panel data set of 137 economies during 1990-2014, the analysis identifies a threshold effect of income growth on energy intensity change: although energy intensity is negatively correlated with income growth throughout the entire sample and study period, the declining rate significantly slows by more than 30 percent after the level of per capita income...
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#1Uwe DeichmannH-Index: 27
#2Anna ReuterH-Index: 2
Last.Fan ZhangH-Index: 3
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#2Fan ZhangH-Index: 3
In the first post-transition decade after the fall of communism, Europe and Central Asia (ECA) moved its economy from plan to market. In the second decade, the 2000s, it moved from social division to inclusion. The region has an opportunity to use the third decade, the 2010s, to move from brown to green growth making production and consumption more sustainable, increasing quality of life, and reducing impacts on the climate. Lowering climate change risks in ECA will involve many different action...
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#1Uwe DeichmannH-Index: 1
#2Fan ZhangH-Index: 3
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