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Van Ruijven, B., Urban, Frauke, Benders, R.M.J, Moll, H.C., Van der Sluijs, J, De Vries, B and Van Vuuren, D.P. (2008) 'Modeling Energy and Development: an Evaluation of Models and Concepts.' World Development, 36 (12). pp. 2801-2821.

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Abstract

Most global energy models are developed by institutes from developed countries, focusing primarily on issues that are important in industrialized countries. Evaluation of the results for Asia of the IPCC/SRES models shows that broad concepts of energy and development, the energy ladder and the environmental Kuznets curve, can be observed in the results of the models. However, improvements can be made in modeling the issues that underlie these concepts, like traditional fuels, electrification, economic structural change, income distribution, and informal economies. Given the rapidly growing importance of energy trajectories of developing countries for global sustainability, the challenge for the future is to develop energy models that include all these aspects of energy and development.

Item Type: Journal Article
SOAS Departments & Centres: Departments and Subunits > Interdisciplinary Studies > Centre for Development, Environment and Policy
Legacy Departments > Faculty of Law and Social Sciences > School of Finance and Management > Centre for Development, Environment and Policy (CeDEP)
ISSN: 0305750X
DOI (Digital Object Identifier): https://doi.org/10.1016/j.worlddev.2008.01.011
Date Deposited: 19 Oct 2011 11:11
URI: https://eprints.soas.ac.uk/id/eprint/12477

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