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Environmental and Resource Economics

, Volume 24, Issue 3, pp 263–271 | Cite as

Are CO2 Emission Levels Converging Among Industrial Countries?

  • Mark C. Strazicich
  • John A. List
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Abstract

Time paths of carbon dioxide emissions intwenty-one industrial countries are examinedfrom 1960–1997 to test for stochastic andconditional convergence. Both panel unit roottests and cross-section regressions areperformed. Overall, we find significantevidence that CO2 emissions haveconverged.

convergence panel unit root test pollution 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of EconomicsUniversity of North TexasUSA
  2. 2.Department of Agricultural and Environmental EconomicsUniversity of MarylandUSA

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