Emissions, temperature and Economic Growth. Evidence from total factor productivity and its components. The European case and the role of Heterogeneity.

PhD Thesis
Start Year: 
2017

The main purpose of the current PhD research proposal is the investigation of the way that the climate change phenomena affects economy. Having become a trouble for the environment as well for the economic growth, the climate change problem will be analyzed on how affects Gross Domestic Product, unemployment and labor productivity. Using pollutant emissions and temperature that both escalate the climate change problem, there will be studied the way that they affect the countries growth and industries productivity.