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Linear General Equilibrium Model of Energy Demand and CO2 Emissions Generated By the Andalusian Productive System

Manuel Alejandro Cardenete1, Patricia Fuentes Saguar1 and Clemente Polo1
  • 1 , Spain
American Journal of Economics and Business Administration
Volume 4 No. 4, 2012, 216-226

DOI: https://doi.org/10.3844/ajebasp.2012.216.226

Published On: 6 July 2013

How to Cite: Cardenete, M. A., Saguar, P. F. & Polo, C. (2012). Linear General Equilibrium Model of Energy Demand and CO2 Emissions Generated By the Andalusian Productive System. American Journal of Economics and Business Administration, 4(4), 216-226. https://doi.org/10.3844/ajebasp.2012.216.226

Abstract

In this study we apply a multiplier decomposition methodology of a linear general equilibrium model based on the regional social accounting matrix to the Andalusian economy. The aim of this methodology is to separate the size of the different effects in terms of energy expenditure and total emissions generated by the whole productive system to satisfy the final demand of each branch of the Andalusian economy and the direct emissions generated to produce energy for each subsystem.

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Keywords

  • CO2 Emissions
  • Social Accounting
  • Linear General
  • Multiplier Decomposition Methodology