The Distribution of Material Footprints in Germany

@inproceedings{Pothen2018TheDO,
  title={The Distribution of Material Footprints in Germany},
  author={Frank Pothen and Miguel Angel Tovar Rea{\~n}os},
  year={2018}
}
This study investigates the within-country heterogeneity of material footprints implied by households’ consumption in Germany. Material footprints are defined as the amount of biomass, minerals, and fossil fuels extracted to produce the goods that households consume. Combining input-output data with households’ consumption expenditures from the German sample survey of income and expenditure (EVS), we present the first comprehensive study on the distribution of material footprints among… CONTINUE READING
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