Study of the effects on employment of public aid to renewable energy sources

  title={Study of the effects on employment of public aid to renewable energy sources},
  author={Gabriel Calzada {\'A}lvarez and Raquel Merino Jara and Juan Ram{\'o}n Rallo Juli{\'a}n and Jos{\'e} Ignacio Garc{\'i}a Bielsa},
Economic crisis has raised the topic of whether governments should control the economy in order to promote prosperity and create jobs. This idea has specially sprung in relation to the promotion of entire productive sectors which are considered strategic or high-value by planners, one of which is renewable energies. This article analyzes the Spanish experience on subsidizing wind, mini-hydroelectric and photovoltaic energies in order to foster growth and create so-called «green jobs». Results… 

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