Income inequality and carbon dioxide emissions: The case of Chinese urban households

@inproceedings{Golley2012IncomeIA,
  title={Income inequality and carbon dioxide emissions: The case of Chinese urban households},
  author={Jane Golley and Xin Meng},
  year={2012}
}
This paper draws on Chinese survey data to investigate variations in carbon dioxide emissions across households with different income levels. Rich households generate more emissions per capita than poor households via both their direct energy consumption and their higher expenditure on goods and services that use energy as an intermediate input. An econometric analysis confirms a positive relationship between emissions and income and establishes a slightly increasing marginal propensity to emit… CONTINUE READING

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