Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: http://hdl.handle.net/10419/127242
Authors: 
Gans, Oskar
Jöst, Frank
Year of Publication: 
2005
Series/Report no.: 
Discussion Paper Series, University of Heidelberg, Department of Economics 422
Abstract: 
The IPAT-model developed by Ehrlich and Holdren is widespread in ecological economics in order to quantify the impact of population growth on environmental deterioration. We comment on this model and extensions proposed by several authors from a theoretical and empirical point of view.
Subjects: 
environmental deterioration
population growth
decomposition analysis
JEL: 
Q50
J19
Document Type: 
Working Paper

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