Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.eneco.2007.10.005
Title: Decomposition of aggregate CO2 emissions: A production-theoretical approach
Authors: Zhou, P. 
Ang, B.W. 
Keywords: CO2 emissions
Data envelopment analysis
Decomposition analysis
Distance function
Malmquist productivity index
Issue Date: 2008
Source: Zhou, P., Ang, B.W. (2008). Decomposition of aggregate CO2 emissions: A production-theoretical approach. Energy Economics 30 (3) : 1054-1067. ScholarBank@NUS Repository. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.eneco.2007.10.005
Abstract: We present a production-theoretical approach to decomposing the change of aggregate CO2 emissions over time using the Shephard input distance functions and the environmental data envelopment analysis (DEA) technology in production theory. Application of the proposed approach requires only some aggregate data and the change of aggregate CO2 emissions can be decomposed into contributions from seven factors. These contributions are obtained through solving a series of DEA models. The key features of the proposed approach are the use of panel data to estimate the production frontier and the inclusion of several production technology related components. Using the proposed approach, we present two application studies on decomposing the CO2 emissions for world regions and OECD countries. A comparison between the proposed approach and other decomposition analysis methods is also presented. © 2007 Elsevier B.V. All rights reserved.
Source Title: Energy Economics
URI: http://scholarbank.nus.edu.sg/handle/10635/46032
ISSN: 01409883
DOI: 10.1016/j.eneco.2007.10.005
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