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Title: Regional Employment Impacts of Marine Energy in the Scottish Economy: A General Equilibrium Approach
Author(s): Gilmartin, Michelle
Allan, Grant
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Keywords: Marine energy
Regional economic impacts
Scottish economy
Issue Date: 2015
Date Deposited: 15-Aug-2016
Citation: Gilmartin M & Allan G (2015) Regional Employment Impacts of Marine Energy in the Scottish Economy: A General Equilibrium Approach. Regional Studies, 49 (2), pp. 337-355.
Abstract: Regional employment impacts of marine energy in the Scottish economy: a general equilibrium approach,Regional Studies. One aspect of the case for policy support for renewable energy developments is the wider economic benefits that are expected to be generated. Within Scotland, as with other regions of the UK, there is a focus on encouraging domestically based renewable technologies. This paper uses a regional computable general equilibrium framework to model the impact on the Scottish economy of expenditures relating to marine energy installations. The results illustrate the potential for (considerable) ‘legacy’ effects after expenditures cease. In identifying the specific sectoral expenditures with the largest impact on (lifetime) regional employment, this approach offers important policy guidance.
DOI Link: 10.1080/00343404.2014.933797
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