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. DOI 10.1016/j.ecolind.2014.01.009.

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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
Keywords: Comprehensive wealth index, Cities in Germany
Research affiliation: Kiel University
Kiel University > Kiel Marine Science
OceanRep > The Future Ocean - Cluster of Excellence
Refereed: Yes
Open Access Journal?: No
DOI etc.: 10.1016/j.ecolind.2014.01.009
ISSN: 1470-160X
Projects: Future Ocean
Date Deposited: 30 Mar 2015 12:10
Last Modified: 23 Sep 2019 23:12
URI: http://oceanrep.geomar.de/id/eprint/27482

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