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Political Economy may provide an important link between inequality and pollution. This paper studies the dynamic relationship between inequality and redistributive policy leading to differing transitional paths of pollution to the steady state, using a pollution-augmented framework developed by...
The article examines conditions, under which the degree of democratization influences environmental policy outcomes, with a given resource endowments' heterogeneity as a crucial feature of a politico-economic process. We develop an OLG model with pollution as an aggregate externality. The...
Using a considerable number of theoretical and empirical sources, we analyze the relationship between democracy and environment. First, we compare the situation in democracies and non-democracies. Later we discusses environmental distribution conflicts and the role of ratization influences...
Wie sich Angebot und Nachfrage auf dem Arbeitsmarkt bis zum Jahr 2030 entwickeln könnten, haben das IAB und das BIBB (Bundesinstitut für Berufsbildung) in einer gemeinsamen Projektion modelliert. Sie zeigt, wie viele Personen mit unterschiedlicher Qualifikation und in zwölf Berufshauptfeldern...
Die deutsche Energiewende bedeutet einen grundlegenden Wandel hin zu einer auf regenerativen Ressourcen gestützten dezentralen Energieversorgung. Dabei könnten private Haushalte eine tragende Rolle als Energieproduzenten spielen. Dieses Discussion Paper ordnet theoretische Erkenntnisse aus der...
The concept of participation can be used to evaluate and assess socioeconomic changes. Most analysis that apply participation as reference point for socioeconomic development concentrate on the individual level. We try to give evidence for reasons and explanations for accomplished or changing...
Taxation of incomes generated by economic agents is a main pillar of redistributive social policies undertaken by the government in Germany. The apparent lack of sufficient adjustments of the tax schedule during the period 2005-2015 has led to higher average annual growth rates in taxes than in...