Essay in applied environmental and innovation economics

Giovanni Marin
Changes in consumption patterns, technological change and environmental innovations are essential to achieve the reduction of environmental externalities, to slow down the exploitation of natural resources and to reduce the likelihood of environmental disasters (e.g. climate change). The current dissertation touches some of these aspects by performing empirical applications in the fields of innovation and environmental economics. The dissertation is composed by two main blocks. The first block (chapters 2 and 3) employs a sector-level...