The carbon dioxide emissions of firms: A spatial analysis

Matthew A. Cole, Robert J.R. Elliott, Toshihiro Okubo, Ying Zhou

研究成果: Article査読

67 被引用数 (Scopus)

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In order to gain a greater understanding of firms' 'environmental behaviour' this paper explores the factors that influence firms' emissions intensities and provides the first analysis of the determinants of firm level carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions. Focussing on Japan, the paper also examines whether firms' CO2 emissions are influenced by the emissions of neighbouring firms and other possible sources of spatial correlation. Results suggest that size, the capital-labour ratio, R&D expenditure, the extent of exports and concern for public profile are the key determinants of CO2 emissions. Local lobbying pressure, as captured by regional community characteristics, does not appear to play a role, however emissions are found to be spatially correlated. This raises implications for the manner in which the environmental performance of firms is modelled in future.

本文言語English
ページ(範囲)290-309
ページ数20
ジャーナルJournal of Environmental Economics and Management
65
2
DOI
出版ステータスPublished - 2013 3

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • 経済学、計量経済学
  • 管理、モニタリング、政策と法律

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