00:01    |    
Initial credits
00:06    |    
Introduction
01:09    |    
Background on economic growth
Politicians' intervention
Quote José Manuel Barroso, President of the European Comission
A case in Sweden 
Amount of money allocated
05:38    |    
Scientific support to green jobs resulting in economic growth
The Porter hypothesis
Anecdotal evidence and research
10:59    |    
How is a green job defined?
12:33    |    
Are more green jobs sustainable?
13:40    |    
Economic theory applied to sustainable development
Rent-seeking in regulations
Successful countries: Denmark and Germany 
Scarcity of research
18:23    |    
Conclusion
20:17    |    
Final credits



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Green Jobs and Economic Growth

18 de junio de 2013   | Vistas: 2 |  

Christian Sandström reviews and shares his findings on green jobs and their relation to the economic growth. He comments on the ongoing political debate that surrounds financial increase as a consequence of these sources.

By citing examples, he illustrates the perspective of different countries that support the theory of productivity and positiveness related to green jobs. Nonetheless, he believes that there has not been scientific proof to the effectiveness of said claims and on the contrary, there are many disadvantages to these strategies and consequently, green jobs result in lower productivity and lower wages.


Christian Sandström holds a PhD in Innovation Management from Chalmers University of Technology, Sweden. His research interests concern technological shifts…

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