How Low-Carbon Green Growth Can Reduce Inequalities
25 Pages Posted: 16 May 2013
Date Written: May 15, 2013
Half of the world’s population — 3 billion people — lives below the poverty line, and Asia has the largest share. In pursuit of sustainable economic development and poverty alleviation, there is great potential among low-income households for green consumption, production, innovation, and entrepreneurial activity. This paper shows how an inclusive green growth model can uplift the poor through entrepreneurship and fiscal policy reforms.
Keywords: low-carbon growth, green growth. inequalities, sustainable economic development, poverty alleviation, green consumption, entrepreneurship, fiscal policy reforms
JEL Classification: E62, H61, Q2, Q3, Q4
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