Environmental and Resource Economics

, Volume 32, Issue 4, pp 495–508 | Cite as

Distribution Dynamics of CO2 Emissions

  • Phu Nguyen VanEmail author


This paper uses nonparametric methods to examine the convergence in CO2 emissions per capita on a sample of 100 countries for the period 1966–1996. Industrial countries show a convergence pattern. However, there is little evidence of convergence for the whole sample.

Key words

CO2 emissions convergence kernel estimation 

JEL classifications

C14 D31 Q20 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.ThemaCNRSCergy-Pontoise CedexFrance

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