Employment impacts of cleaner production: theory, methodology and results

  • Matteo Bartolomeo
  • René Kemp
  • Klaus Rennings
  • Thomas Zwick
Part of the ZEW Economic Studies book series (ZEW, volume 21)

Abstract

In Europe, the protection of the environment has become an important business goal. Given the continuing high level of unemployment, the question arises whether further efforts for cleaner production may lead to a change in unemployment and if so, under which conditions. Both politicians and scientists search for strategies which help to further enhance the quality of the environment and at the same time increase employment (Bovenberg and van der Ploeg, 1994,Goodstein, 1995).

Keywords

Biomass Combustion Fermentation Starch Maize 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Matteo Bartolomeo
    • 1
  • René Kemp
    • 2
  • Klaus Rennings
    • 3
  • Thomas Zwick
    • 3
  1. 1.Fondazione Eni Enrico Mattei (FEEM)MilanoItaly
  2. 2.Maastricht Economic Research Institue on Innovation and Technology (MERIT)MaastrichtThe Netherlands
  3. 3.Centre for European Economic Research (ZEW)MannheimGermany

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