How to Increase Global Resource Productivity? Findings from Modelling in the PetrE Project

  • Christian Lutz


This chapter presents results of the petrE (“Resource productivity, environmental tax reform and sustainable growth in Europe”) project that has been finished in June 2009 (Ekins and Speck 2011). PetrE is a 3-year project, one of four funded by the Anglo-German Foundation as part of its “Creating sustainable growth in Europe” research initiative. The analysis is based on the extensive and disaggregated global GINFORS model that contains 50 countries and two regions and their bilateral trade relations, energy balances, macro-economic and structural data. The GINFORS model integrates material input models in nine aggregated material categories, which are based on a global material extraction dataset ( GINFORS is closed on the global level.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Institute for Economic Structures Research (GWS)OsnabrueckGermany

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