Climate change policies and employment in Eastern Europe and Central Asia (English)

● By Isil Oral, Indhira Santos and Fan Zhang ● A recent Policy Research Working Paper of the World Bank analyzes the differential impact of climate change policies on employment in Eastern Europe and Central Asia. In particular, the paper examines (i) how vulnerable labor markets are in Eastern European and Central Asian countries to future carbon regulation, and (ii) what countries can do to mitigate some of the potential negative effects of these regulatory changes on employment. In many aspects, the nature of the shock associated with climate regulation is similar to that associated with an increase in energy prices. Constraints on carbon emissions put a price on climate-damaging activities and make hydrocarbon-based energy production and consumption more expensive ...Zum vollständigen Artikel


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