A comprehensive wealth index for cities in Germany

Dovern, Jonas, Quaas, Martin and Rickels, Wilfried (2014) A comprehensive wealth index for cities in Germany Ecological Indicators, 41 . pp. 79-86.

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Abstract

We apply a comprehensive wealth index for the 100 largest autonomous cities in Germany to measure their endowment with environmental, energy, social, human, and economic capital stocks. We find that (i) there is no inherent trade-off between economic and environmental capital stocks; (ii) clear regional differences exist between West and East Germany and between North and South Germany; and (iii) the comprehensive wealth index is strongly correlated with housing rents, which reflect individual willingness to pay for living in a certain city. (C) 2014 Elsevier Ltd. All rights reserved.

Document Type: Article
Additional Information: Times Cited: 1 Quaas, Martin/C-4220-2012 Quaas, Martin/0000-0003-0812-8829 0 1
Research affiliation: Kiel University > Kiel Marine Science
Kiel University
OceanRep > The Future Ocean - Cluster of Excellence
Refereed: Yes
ISSN: 1470-160X
Projects: Future Ocean
Date Deposited: 30 Mar 2015 12:10
Last Modified: 13 Apr 2017 12:53
URI: http://eprints.uni-kiel.de/id/eprint/27482

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