No. 2018-03 - Economic Complexity and the Green Economy

Date: 04 February 2019

Which countries currently have the productive capabilities to thrive in the green economy? How might countries reorient their existing industrial structures to be more competitive in an environmentally friendly world? To investigate these questions, this paper develops a novel methodology for measuring productive capabilities to the green economy. By constructing a new and comprehensive dataset of traded green products and drawing on economic complexity methods, we rank countries in terms of their abil- ity to export complex green products competitively. We show that ...

Alexander Teytelboym Penny Mealy

Complexity Economics Economics of Sustainability

Economics of Sustainability

No. 2018-03 - Economic Complexity and the Green Economy

Type: inet-working-paper

Mealy, P. & Teytelboym, A. (2019). 'Economic Complexity and the Green Economy'. INET Oxford Working Paper No. 2018-03.

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