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Drivers of Climate Change? Political and Economic Explanations of Greenhouse Gas Emissions


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Title: Drivers of Climate Change? Political and Economic Explanations of Greenhouse Gas Emissions
Authors: Lægreid, Ole Martin
Issue Date: 28-Apr-2017
University: University of Gothenburg. Faculty of Social Sciences
Göteborgs universitet. Samhällsvetenskapliga fakulteten
Institution: Department of Political Science ; Statsvetenskapliga institutionen
Parts of work: I: Lægreid, Ole Martin. 2016. “Political and Economic Effects on Greenhouse Gas Emissions - a Quantiative Study”. World Political Science Review, 10(2): 313-341.
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Lægreid, Ole Martin. 2017. “Re-examining the GDP-CO2 Relationship With a Heterogenous Panel Estimator and Accounts for Asymmetry”. Unpublished manuscript.

Lægreid, Ole Martin & Povitkina, Marina. 2017. “Do Political Institutions Moderate the GDP-CO2 Relationship?”. Unpublished manuscript.

Lægreid, Ole Martin & Duit, Andreas. 2017. “The Power of Visible and Invisible Hands: SO2 Emissions and Regulations in 33 Countries 1975-2008”. Unpublished manuscript.
Date of Defence: 2017-05-23
Disputation: Fredagen den 23 maj 2017, kl. 10.15, Torgny Segerstedtssalen, Vasaparken 1.
Degree: Doctor of Philosophy
Publication type: Doctoral thesis
Series/Report no.: Göteborg Studies in Politics
151
Keywords: Greenhouse gas
Climate change
Environmental Kuznets curve
Political institutions
Abstract: This PhD dissertation examines if social scientific theories can explain historical trajectories of greenhouse gas emissions. The manuscript includes an introductory chapter and four articles that consider annual emissions in countries across the world, during the time-period 1960-2014. In these texts, Ole Martin Lægreid addresses gaps that arise when environmental economic- and political science research are compared, and he utilizes modern econometric methods to produce reliable results. The m... more
ISBN: 978-91-629-0176-9 (print)
978-91-629-0175-2 (pdf)
ISSN: 0346-5942
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2077/52099
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