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Public Policies for Just Transition: Local Content, Employment, and Human Capital

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Local content policies

are policies that target the utilization and the development of the local industrial and human capital base through the creation of economic interactions between the energy sector and the rest of the productive sectors of the economy. Local content policies aim at increasing the value added beyond that directly derived from the energy production activities as well as creating opportunities for employment, innovation, and transfer of know-how. Local content policies are usually formulated through input thresholds for local goods and services in foreign investments set by legislation and regulatory requirements.

Just energy transition

is the sustained, inclusive, and fair profound structural change and move towards an environmentally friendly energy sector at the benefit of all ecosystems, human welfare, and existence. Just energy transition aims at the greening of the energy sector and phasing out of fossil fuels in the energy mix, without leaving...

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  1. 1.Department of EconomicsUniversity of IoanninaIoanninaGreece

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