Development Patterns of Material Productivity

Convergence or Divergence?

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ISBN: 978-3-319-02537-7 (Print) 978-3-319-02538-4 (Online)

Table of contents (11 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xix

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    Pages 1-7

    Introduction

  3. Theoretical Foundation and Existing Empirical Evidence

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 9-9

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 11-18

      Overuse, Scarcity, and the Debate About Sustainable Development

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      Pages 19-27

      The Relationship Between Technological Progress and Material Consumption

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      Pages 29-79

      Convergence: Theory, Econometrics, and Empirics

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      Pages 81-97

      Material Productivity Measurement

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      Pages 99-107

      Empirical Evidence on the Development of Material Consumption and Material Productivity

  4. Empirical Analysis of Material Productivity Convergence

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 109-109

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      Pages 111-115

      Research Question

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      Pages 117-133

      Data and Descriptive Statistics

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      Pages 135-164

      Examination of Material Productivity Convergence

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      Pages 165-169

      Discussion

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      Pages 171-178

      Conclusion

  5. Back Matter

    Pages 179-210