Grant: 3,5 million SEK
Funder: Forte
Project Manager: Tommy Lundgren
Duration: 2021-2023

We analyze the effects of the green transition on industrial labor markets, with a special attention to those industries that are most affected by environmental policy. Using state-of-the-art econometric methods and a unique firm-level data from Sweden, we address several policy-relevant questions: i) How does the demand for labor respond to the effect of environmental policies on the price of energy and on the cost of capital? ii) How does the demand for labor respond to firms’ emission abatement efforts? iii) How does technical
change/efficiency and changes in input and output composition induced by transitional efforts contribute to the labor demand response?
Read more in the news article Grön omställning och effekter på industrins sysselsättning

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