Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: http://hdl.handle.net/10419/129289
Authors: 
Krings, Hanna
Year of Publication: 
2015
Series/Report no.: 
Joint Discussion Paper Series in Economics 38-2015
Abstract: 
This paper analyzes the consequences of innovations in the electronic goods sector for global energy consumption and identifies a global rebound effect with respect to trade in second-hand electronic consumption goods. With the help of 2SLS-regressions, the positive influence of trade in second-hand electronics on the respective penetration rates in developing countries and the consequences for worldwide energy consumption are estimated.
Subjects: 
second-hand trade
global rebound effect
energy consumption
JEL: 
F14
F63
Q49
Document Type: 
Working Paper

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