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Embodied energy in trade: What role does specialization play
Productivity and Economic Diversification

Embodied energy in trade: What role does specialization play

Anwar Gasim

In global discussions aimed at limiting greenhouse gas emissions, the national targets set by governments are tied to the energy used or emissions generated within national borders. However, international trade can confuse the accounting. Moving a factory across the border…

Anwar Gasim Gasim, Anwar
March 6, 2015
Energy productivity: From policy goal to reality
Productivity and Economic Diversification

Energy productivity: From policy goal to reality

Energy productivity, at the national level, has emerged as a valuable indicator for a number of reasons. It accommodates economic growth, linking energy use to gross domestic product. It is more than conceptually tied to energy efficiency; seen by policymakers…

February 6, 2015